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3 student life 


Northwestern 's own flying aces 

56 academics 


Home to Division of Business 

38 athletics 

Team's first season 

46 greeks 


New women's social fraternity 

80 shreveport 

Takes the helm in Shreveport 

96 individuals 
64 organizations 

!88 index 


College is a duplicitous creature, both in the fabric and 
perception of its constitution. Asking 1,000 entering students 
their ideas of 'what college is all about" will elicit two 
predictable modes of thought. 

On one side are the dedicated pursuers of academic 
scholarship, some having direction, others not, but both 
eager for educational grooming and achievement leading to 
an end result of professional success and security. 

On the other, excited social novices gather, finally 
having freed themselves, perhaps for the first time, from the 
watchful eyes of parental authority, eager to partake of 
" college stuff " : going to parties, "optional homework" and 
laughing in the face of curfew. 

As these words leave the mouths of these fledgling 
philosophers, the experienced college journeyman will smile, 
for he or she already knows precisely what the other shall in 
time discover. The college experience is indeed composed of 
these two starkly contrasting components, but they are not 
separate. They are intertwined into an unlikely, but 
necessary, prearranged marriage, a juxtaposition of 
developing scholastic thought and social practice. 

Webster's defines juxtaposition as "placed side-by-side, 
an instance of two or more objects in an ideal relationship." 

r y Juxtaposition 

^ For our purposes, we define it as the 
inescapable meshing of personal and 
academic growth as the framework 
of collegiate life. 

From the high school recluse 
finding new awareness with the 
enthusiastic prodding of Greek 
life, to an English major 
discovering a new passion 
for rat dissection, univer- 
sity life is a haven where 
can examine at leisure the 
multitude of things one has 
been told in an effort to 
discover personal truth. 
The 1997 Potpourri 
elcomes you to smile at 
he remembrance of 
eplaceable lessons learned. 
at the anticipation of the 
many to come. We welcome von 
) our version of Juxtaposition, the 
:ence of the college experience. 

Michael Arnaud 





1997 Potpourri 

// twisted and curled itself about the "year between the 

It showed itself in a presidential changing-of- 
the-guard, as Dr. Randall Webb was named successor 
to Dr. Robert Alost, having been knighted with the 
task of leading Northwestern into the future. 

Students took advantage of it, as they escaped 
highway mortality by utilizing the new running path 
on the outskirts of campus. 

The Journalism Department glimpsed it, as they 
repared to reap the rewards of accreditation after 
tortuous hours spent in preparation of its coming. 
The spirit that is Vic the Demon sensed it, as 
our beloved mascot went through a costume 
change, intent on continuing a proud tradition 
with an untested personage. 

It erupted in dissension, when, 
in-process of renovation, Russell Hall was 
reappropriated from the Louisiana Scholars ' 
College to the Business Department. 
Blossoming into a new social outlet, it manifested as 
Sigma Nu and Alpha Omicron Pi planted and extended their roots on 
Northwestern soil. 

It quietly and unshakably entrenched itself caning its initials 
and sinking its fingers into every niche of student life. 

Some students questioned the allocation of funds to campus 
beautification when issues such as lack of campus parking 
inted in a sun of collective disenchantment. 
Dormitories became mausoleums as the 
weekends rolled around, further estab- 
lishing Northwestern s reputation as a 
suitcase college." 

The bleary-eyed stumbled into eight 
clock classes after a robust Thursday night 
escape at a favorite local hang-out. 

The magnolias burst open in a spray of 
fragrance, and incoming freshmen smelted their 
first wisps of college freedom. 

It" was, in essence, a subtle merging of black 

ind white waters, tides of fresh and tides of salt, 

virling, a brackish phantom, around the bustling 

ankles of the Northwestern populace. It tied the 

(rings of a student dancing madly on the eve of an 

PJorganic chemistry exam to the strings of a student 
dancing madly on the floor of a cramped bar. did this 
w imperceptible juxtaposition. 

It wlis, and remains, an unorthodox marriage of parties 
tnd papers, of youth ami wisdom a dynamic marriage 
t lite. 

Michael Arnaud 






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Making That Trip Home... 

The Demons' 38-21 win over Sam Houston State was 
the highlight of the 1 12th Homecoming festivities held Oct. 15- 
19, clearly defining the Student Activities Board's theme "Let's 
Wrap This Thing Up" as they shipped the Bearkats back to 
Texas with the loss. 

Student homecoming activities began Monday with a 
series of events sponsored by the SAB. A lip sync contest was 
held in the Alley after Chad Watson was selected as Mr. 
Homecoming Hunnie. Tuesday's "twisted" events included the 
showing of the movie Twister, playing the Twister board game 
and competing in a twist dance contest. An M-4 motion simu- 
lator, which gave participants the feel of flying a fighter jet, 
was located in front of the Union Wednesday. 

The annual Homecoming Parade took place Thursday at 
6 p.m. with the route starting at Prather Coliseum and ending 
on the downtown riverbank. A pep rally was held after the 
parade with performances by the Demon Dazzlers and the 
Purple Pizazz Pompon line. 

With the game nearing, students' car windows were 
painted in front of the Union Friday to show support. A pre-pep 
rally party was held in the Alley from 7-9:30 p.m. followed by 
a pep rally at Turpin Stadium. 

Alumni activities began Oct. 18 with the Class of 1946 
as the special guests of all events. According to Elise James, 
director of alumni development. Homecoming is a special time 
for alumni who "have done so much for the university over the 

"Homecoming is a very important event for all mem- 
bers of the Northwestern family," James said. 

The annual Alumni Golf Tournament took place Friday. 
Oct. 18 at the Robert Wilson, Sr. Recreational Complex. A 
jambalaya dinner was served at the complex that night with 
entertainment provided. 

Saturday morning the 4 N' Club inductions took place in 
the Purple and White Room of the Athletic Field house. 
Inductees included football legend Gary Reasons, basketball 
and track star Frank Lampkin and women's sports pioneer Lou 
Lewis Baxter. 

In addition, inductees to the Long Purple Line and 
recipients of the Outstanding Teacher Award were honored at 
the Alumni Luncheon at noon. Long Purple Line inductees 
included Dr. Edward C. Greco. Bobb) Harling and Theodore 
H. Roberts. The Outstanding Teacher Awards went to Dr. ( rarj 
White, math and science, and to Dr. Bill Bryant, creative and 
performing arts. 

Homecoming activities culminated with the 2 p.m. 
game where Homecoming Queen Kim Parker and her court 
were presented during half-time. According to Parker, her 
selection to the court was an honor. "It's realK an overwhelm- 
ing experience," Parker said. 

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above: The "Spirit of 
Northwestern" leads the 
crowd in the Demon 
spell-out during half- 
time festivities. 

at right: Vic the 
Demon prepares to 
exterminate the 
Bearkats with his 
secret weapon. 

lomecoming court members: (L-R) Jennifer A by, 
4elissa Morgan, Angela Stills, Shannon Brown, 
? heresa Yousey, Kim Parker, Alyson Courtney, Amy 
>ews, Martha Hooper and Susan Bramlett. 



(L-R) Tranio, Greg Romero; Baptista, Chris 
Foster; and Gremio, Brandon Mitchell. 

above: Greg Romero as Tranio. 

at left: Pertruchio, Tony Arieux tries to 
tame the shrew — Kate, P. J. Davis. 


Taming of the Shrew 

rheater Performs Taming of the Shrew 

Northwestern 's Department of Creative and Performing Arts opened its fall theatrical season with William 
hakespeare's classic farce Taming of the Shrew. 

This tale of the battle of the sexes boasts a man's intent on "taming" a strong-willed woman into a subservient wife, 
'he show ran Oct. 8-12, including morning shows as part of the outreach program to other schools in the area. 

Dr. Jack Wann, artistic director, decided to use A. A. Fredericks Auditorium, but instead of using the usual seating, he 
laced chairs on the stage creating a smaller production area and allowed the cast to interact with the audience. Wann felt by 
oing this the feeling of the Elizabethan theater could be replicated. In those times, the audience sat on the same level as the 
ctors who were then free to roam about intermingling with the audience. 

According to Wann, the scenes did not just happen on the stage but "extended into the audience" creating an intimate 
^lationship between cast and spectators. 

"The best part for me was intermingling with the audience," Jennifer Steiner said. "It brought so much more to the 

Wann also changed the setting from Elizabethan time to the 1850's in a lumberjack community. "You have to address 
le people of the decade," Wann said. "You must go deeper into the play to the 'inner kernal,' to what the play is really 

Wann felt that this change captured the robust society present in the Elizabethan times, yet it provided an atmosphere 
'here Katherine and Petruchio, the main characters, could be portrayed as equals. 

"It [setting change] was really interesting," Heather Child said. "It gave it [the show] a new twist." 
According to Dallas Bird, the set allowed for more characterization. "We were able to more with our roles," Bird 

The actors enjoyed themselves putting on the production. P. J. Davis, who played Katherine the "shrew" laughingly 
aid, "I just like to be able to throw things and have fits and be able to get away with it." 

After the students became comfortable with Shakespeare, 
they really had a good time, Wann said. 

"Shakespeare is really easy to understand once you can 
act it out," Kelly Songy said. 

Patrick Thomassie agreed. "Shakespeare is not as intimi- 
dating now." 
The cast commented on the feeling of togetherness in the 
show. As a whole, they felt this allowed them the ability to 
successfully recreate the play, even with the changes. 
"The theaters like an extended family," April Gentry said. 
Aimee' Lasseigne agreed. "The cast was really close. I 
(haven't felt this family-oriented before." 

The cast rehearsed diligently for four weeks every day 
except Saturday, and twice on Sunday. "Preparation is the 
key in any role whether it be Shakespeare or contempo- 
rary," Tony Arieux said. 

Melanie Romero 

The happily married couple of Petruchio and 
Kate she pouts because of her groom's unkind 

Tnmmg of the Shrew 


Well-known Texas 
swing fiddler Johnny 
Gimble (center) plays 
with Louisiana fiddlers 
Hadley Castille (right) 
and John Buklelew 

(L-R) Lynn Gray and Irvan Perey 
demonstrate a traditional Canary 
Island Dance. 

Dancing is always a favorite part of the 
— . f Folk Festival Celebration. 

Folk Festival 

"oik Festival Presents "Family 
heritage and Tradition" 

[Terry Huval, fiddler and band leader for 
the cajun band of "Jambalaya," performs 
at the '96 festival celebration. 

A major production of Northwestern 's Folklife Center 
is the Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival, which is held annually 
on the third weekend of July in Prather Coliseum. 
This year's theme was "Family Heritage and 

Tradition." The festival events revolved around 
this theme with exhibits, information and dis- 
cussions on genealogy and family heritage. 
There was also a "Kidsfest" area where fami- 
lies participated in theme-related activities. 

The festival began Thursday afternoon 
with a gumbo cook-off. Each cook was 
required to make two gallons of either seafood 
or poultry gumbo. Many people were there to 
get a taste of this year's selections. Certificates 
were awarded to the winners. 

The festival is a four-time winner of the 
prestigious "Top 20 Events in the Southeast" 
award given by the Southeast Tourism Society, 
which covers events held in nine Southeastern 
[■states. According to Madelyn Boudreaux, grad- 
i "luate student in the Folklife Center, all of the 
m\ lcraft and food vendors and musical presenta- 
Btjtions were featured in the festival by invitation 

^V "Each year the festival provides tradi- 

tional Louisiana foods, crafts and music," Dr. 
Don Hatley, Louisiana Folklife director, said. 

"In Louisiana, people enjoy celebrating 
ethnicity and diversity of the cultures," Joe 
Parrie, former president of the Native 
American Student Association, said. 

Among the 75 traditional craft booths 
were crafts like basket weaving, gourd design- 
ing, pottery sculpting and chair making. Food 
choices ranged from red beans and rice, craw- 
fish pies and mustard greens with corn bread 
to boudin balls and Cajun goulash. 

This year's music presentations includ- 
ed swing fiddler Johnny Gimbal and 
Louisiana's Swamp Fiddler Hadley Castille. 
"They're both great performers and very grateful to 
their audiences," Mary Jane Day, secretary of the festival, 
said. "Gimbal signed autographs; the audience ate it up. 
Seeing the music and the crafts people... all aspects arc 
t errific." 

Rohlvnn M. Gass 

Folk Festival 


Purple Pizazz Pumps Up The Fans 

Throughout the year, the Demons and their fans 
been fired up by the Purple Pizazz pompon line. 

The group consisted of 40 members who per- 
formed at the pep rallies and all home football and bas- 
ketball games. The pompon line was led by captain 
Jennifer Aby and co-captains, Tiffany Owens and Amy 

The line had different activities throughout the 
year. This year the line had exchanges with several frater- 
nities. They also had pompon line penpals among the 
members where they dressed up in costumes to find out 
who their penpals were. 

According to the line's fund raising coordinator, 
Karen Schexnaydre, the line held a raffle for 100 lottery 
tickets to be given away. Another raffle was held for girls 
from kindergarten to eighth grade to cheer with the line 
at a game. 

The pompon line was not all fun and games, 
though; it was a lot of hard work. The line had practice 
four days a week and also exercised every day for at least 
30 minutes. 

"It's a lot of hard work, but I enjoy promoting 
team spirit," Emily Tracy, first-year member, said. "It 
gives me something to do, and I love to dance." 

Pompon line tryouts are held every April. During 
the try-outs the girls must demonstrate dancing and 
cheering skills. 

"For try-outs we have to be able to do toe-touch- 
es, splits, kicks, leaps, a cheer and a dance," Schexnaydre 
said. "It has been a great experience for me for the past 
three years." 

Ashley Dean 

Emily Tracy watches the 
me action. 


Purple Pizazz 

above left: (L-R) Jamie 
Crawford, Jamie Ott, and 
Jarmi Anderson dance to a 
dance mix at the homecoming 

above right:(L-R) Casey 
Ashley, Amy Broussard, and 
Nikki Warren pump up the 
crowd at the Southern game. 

below: (L-R) Lynee Anderson 
Jennifer Aby, and April 
Bradford lead students in a 


Band prepares early for 
football season 

Long before the majority of students began to arrive in Natchitoches last fall, echoes of 
fanfare and shouts signaled the return of the "Spirit of Northwestern" Marching Band. 

On Aug. 19, the bands drum majors, section leaders, drum line and flag corps arrived at 
Northwestern to start the 1996 band camp. New members arrived on Aug. 22 and the returning 
members arrived on Aug. 23. The band had over 280 members. They practiced throughout the 
day from the time they arrived through Aug. 27. Practice yielded a great amount of work 
accomplished by the band members. 

"This band has the potential to be the best band ever at NSU," Bill Brent, band director 
and director of the Department of Creative and Performing Arts, said. 

The start of the fall semester in no way slowed down the progress made by the band. The 
band immediately began its Monday, Wednesday and Friday practices. The band had the pre- 
game routine and an entire half-time show to learn with less than two weeks until its first per- 

The hard work was evident during the Sept. 7 performance during the Southern football 
game, where the "Spirit of Northwestern" was splitting ears and stunning audiences with its 
"Mystery Field Show." The show consisted of Goldfinger and TV. Mystery Medley, containing 
Mission Impossible, Dragnet, Old Ironsides, Perry Mason and Hawaii 5-0. 

The next field show was unveiled at the game against East Texas State on Sept. 21. This 
new show consisted of Les Miserables, A Chorus Line, City of Angels and The Phantom of the 

Though the field shows were impressive, the music played by the band in the stands also 
turned a few heads. Along with the standard music, such as 2001, Hey Baby, Macarena Fanfare 
and The NSU Fight Song, the band played new songs, such as the French National Defile 
March , His Honor, a short version of the popular craze Macarena and many others. 

As a tribute to the history of the Northwestern band program, this year's pre-game show 
began differently. The band came onto the field playing The Louisiana Normal School Fight 
Song, which stopped and suddenly became the present NSU Fight Song. The fight song was fol- 
lowed by March Grandioso, which formed the famous Northwestern "N." The band played the 
Star-Spangled Banner and the Northwestern Alma Mater. Finally, the marching band left the 
field with the present-day NSU Fight Song. 

This year, the band was under the direction of Cole LeMay, Roderick Saunders and 
Chris Whorton, returning to the podium as head drum major. "This band is far better than the 
bands of the past," Whorton said. 

"There's nothing like getting on the podium on a crisp autumn evening, standing in front 
of thousands of spectators," Whorton said. "I tweet the whistle four times, and a massive wall of 
sound slams through me, rushing toward the crowd behind me. I get goose bumps at moments 
like these." 

"Being in this band is any musician's dream come true," Melissa Robertson said. "The 
discipline is tremendous and a genuine love of music is always evident." 

"The band just keeps getting better and better," Chris Conway said. "The shows are real- 
ly exciting and it's always great to give the crowd a thrill." 

"This band is not only a performing group, but also a family," Jon Marsiglia said. 

"When I graduate, I will look back not only on the performances, but also the many 
friends I have made and the many memories that I will cherish forever," Marsiglia said. 

Donald Bryant 

Spirit of Northwestern 

|The Drum Line 
keeps the "Spirit of 
Northwestern" on 
the beat. 


at left and above: Members of the 
"Spirit of Northwestern" perform their 
■"Mystery Field Show" at the start of the 
marching season. 

Spirit of Northwestern J, I 

Bandsmen March with Drum and 
Bugle Corps' Phantom Regiment 

For the past three summers, sleeping on gymnasium floors and working 1 2 to 15 hours a day were common practice 
for two members of "The Spirit of Northwestern" marching band. 

Don Hardin and Roderic Saunders traveled over 15,000 miles by bus as members of Drum Corps International, a 
non-profit organization that used drums and bugles to create a show of music and marching. 

"I watched DCI finals as a kid and later joined the band," Hardin said. "It is just something that has always interest- 
ed me, so I made connections with other people who had been members of DCI to see how I could get involved." 

In 1993, Hardin began performing with the Phantom Regiment of Rockford, 111., which was comprised of 128 musi- 
cians from around the country. 

"We work for two weeks from 7 a.m. until 10 or 1 1 at night putting together the show, learning drills and how to put 
music with it," Hardin said of Rockford. "Then we go on tour, where we perform six shows a week." 

In the three years Hardin participated in DCI, the tour took him through the states of Indiana, Wisconsin, Illinois and 

In the summer of 1996, the Phantom Regiment tied for first in the DCI finals and captured Best Horn Line Award 
and Best General Effect Award. 

"It is a lot of hard work, but the fun outweighs that. It has taught me that if you want anything in life, you have to 
work for it," Hardin said. "It has also taught me discipline and opened my eyes to different music and marching styles." 

Saunders, an alumni member of the Phantom Regiment, also remembered those championship summers. 

He was a member of the award-winning 1994 Phantom Regiment when it placed third in the nation. 

In 1995, the regiment placed fifth, and Saunders won a personal award for best drum major. 

Saunders' age made him ineligible to march in 1996. As 
a result, he returned to Rockford as a tour guide. 

"I just wanted to make sure the members were taken 
care of," Saunders said. 

Saunders' duties as a tour guide included making sure 
the members were housed, fed properly and that there were 
practice fields available on the tour stops. 

"My role as tour director taught me so much about 
management. You have to work as a team to make it flow," 
Saunders said. 

According to Saunders, the Phantom Regiment was 
like a family to him, looking at the members as brothers 
and sisters. It was those brothers and sisters, many from 
different cultures, who brought Saunders to the realization 
that DCI was not all about marching and playing, but 
about being human and accepting all types of people for 
who they were. 

Saunders planned to further his career in music 
by obtaining his master's in conducting and going on to 
be a symphony conductor. However, the idea of one day 
becoming a Corps director with the Phantom Regiment 
did not sound half bad, either. 

Kevin Brough 

Hardin displays the award- 
winning style of the Phantom 
Regiment. Hardin has marched 
with the drum and bugle corps for 
three years. 


Marching with the Phantom 

Danceline Dazzles On 
Field and Stage 

The Demon Dazzlers provided entertainment to many throughout the 
year at football games, pep rallies and basketball games. 

The danceline also performed in the Homecoming parade, Christmas 
Festival parade, Senior Day and Spirit Day. In the spring semester, they 
danced in the Lady of the Bracelet Pageant and in the Department of 
Creative and Performing Arts' production of West Side Story. 

Captain Heather Dillon and co-captain Kelli Rivere led the 12-mem- 
ber danceline through physical fitness, practice and performance. The 
Dazzlers practiced six days a week in the fall and three hours a week in the 
spring. The Dazzlers also ran three miles a week. 

Not only did they have to prepare their own dances, but in the fall, 
they had to learn and perfect marching sequences with the band. 

According to Dillon, the danceline spent a lot of time practicing, but 
the hard work and dedication paid off in the end. "They [the Dazzlers] put a 
110 percent into all that they do," Dillon said. "Hard work makes a good 
line, and it shows when we perform." 

Members of the line included: Monica Adams, Kymberlie Anthony, 
Amy Cattan, Sonia Chavez, Lindsay Hand, Courtney Lacour, Blythe 
Leinenweber, Jamie McElroy, Maria Sawrie and Carrie Todd. 

Stacey Michaels 

top to bottom: Dazzlers perform with 
the Spirit of Northwestern. Kelli Rivere 
dances after the Homecoming parade. 
Dazzlers practice leaps in preparation 
for the upcoming game. 

at right: Dazzlers take time to show 
their Demon spirit. 

Demon Dazzlers 


Catholic Student Center Provides 
Fellowship, Worship Activities 

The Catholic Student Organization reached a new height with the completion of the renovation of the Catholic 
Student Center at Holy Cross Church. 

The center, which includes a studying area, library, dining area and kitchen, took three years and approximately 
$525,000 to complete. 

According to the Rev. Sheldon Roy, six-year pastor of Holy Cross Church, the student center now serves about 3,00C 

Angela Courville felt the renovated center created a better sense of reverence for students and the community. 

Founded in 1909 under the name Apostleship of Prayer, the CSO was first started as an opportunity for Catholic stu- 
dents to have fellowship and prayer. The organization has undergone both physical and structural changes. 

The CSO originally met in a building on Northwestern 's 
campus which was shared by Lutherans, Baptists and other reli- 
gious groups. Later the organization became the Newman Club 
and finally the Catholic Student Organization in 1968. 

"Serving the spiritual needs of Northwestern students 
and faculty and providing higher academic excellence" is the 
purpose of the CSO, Roy said. 

This organization has blossomed into a campus church 
that provides The Eucharist, devotions, Bible studies, vespers, 
counseling and prayer services for students of all denomina- 

According to Roy, the most popular time for students to 
attend mass was Sunday at 9:30 p.m. 

"I attend Mass weekly, but I especially like the 9:30 
mass because more Northwestern students attend," Elizabeth 
Storer said. 

A prayer service was held each Wednesday at 7 p.m. 
and was followed by a home cooked meal. 

"The Wednesday night suppers as well as all of the 
other programs help provide that 'at home' feeling to stu- 
dents," Courville said. 

In order to become involved at the CSO, all one has to 
do is show up, Roy said. 

The organization provided several opportunities to become involved in 
addition to worship and prayer services. 

For example, the CSO had a retreat team. This team planned each 
upcoming semester's retreat offered to CSO students as a time to break away 
from stressful routines and grow spiritually, according to Storer. 

Intramurals were also a way for members to get involved. In fact, the CSO won the presidential award several years 
in a row for its involvement in IM activities. 

Attending the biannual state-wide conference held by the Louisiana Catholic College Students Organization was yet 
another way members were involved. 

Ginger McClelland and Melissa Robertson 

Father Roy talks with 
Northwestern students during a 
Wednesday night supper at the 
Catholic Student Center. 


Catholic Student Organization 

Catholic Student Organization / j 

Miss Annie 

Lewis Leaves 'Home' 
After 41 Years of Service 

On Sept. 14, 1955, a shy young woman entered the President's Home to start her first day of work as 
housekeeper to Dr. John S. Kyser. 

On Oct. 1, 1996, Annie Bell Lewis retired after diligently serving over 41 years and six presidents. 

"I can remember my very first year with the Kysers," Lewis said. "They were nice people and made 
me feel very welcome. Coming to work was like coming home." 

Her first year was smooth and went flawlessly, except for one instance where Annie thought her 
career would be over. "I thought I would be going home," she said. 

Mrs. Kyser was off getting her hair done in preparation of the evening's party while Annie dusted 
and prepared the house for the company that was going to arrive. She accidentally chipped an old glass 
globe which was on a lamp. 

"I was sure I was in trouble. I called Mr. Roy Watkins over at People's Hardware. He rushed over 
with a new globe. I thought I was saved, and then I thought I was gone again when Mrs. Kyser drove up and 
saw him leaving," Lewis said. Everything worked out fine. 

Annie's service record to the presidents of Northwestern has been superb over her tenure with six 

/ am very blessed by 

— Annie Lewis 

"1 think A1 VPQY% IV lon& (different presidents. After Dr. and Mrs. Kyser left in 1966, the 

# Kilpatricks arrived. Annie felt just as comfortable and at home with 
enough for anyone's job. them as she did with the Kysers 

During Dr. Arnold Kilpatricks term, the President's House was 
built on Chaplin's Lake. "This house is so beautiful," Lewis said. 
"You know, Mrs. Kilpatrick designed this house." 

The Kilpatrick tenure was the longest in Lewis' career. "I was 
very close to the Kilpatricks. I remember when Dr. Kilpatrick 
announced his retirement, I cried," Lewis added. 

After the Kilpatricks left the house, the Bienvenus and the Orzes occupied the home. In 1 986, Dr. 
Robert Alost and his wife, Alma, entered the house and stayed until his retirement in May 1996. 

"The Doc [Alost] was a very wonderful man. He sure did so much for this campus," Lewis said. 
"He built this place up." 

Lewis was planning her retirement with Alost, but she decided to stay and set up housekeeping with 
the Webbs. She has already become attached to the Webbs in only a few months. "They are such nice peo- 
ple. I love them," Lewis said somewhat regretfully. 

Her time was up though. "I think 41 years is long enough for anyone's job," she said. "I am very 
blessed by God. My mother is still alive. My children are all grown- my grandchildren-I love them dearly. 
My husband, Kanick, has always loved me so and has been so supportive of me. I want to spent time with 

"I feel that I have a good portion of my health and strength left; I want to enjoy my life with my 
wonderful family. I really want to take care of my mom." 

Marc Kimball Annie Bell Lewis. 

lower right corner: (L-R) Alma 
Alost, Brenda Webb and Juanita 
Kilpatrick pose with Lewis at 
her retirement party. ^^^ 


Miss Annie 


Students Elect Downey, Hooper 
Mr. and Miss Northwestern State 

Many have held the honor before them. It is 
an honor voted on by their peers to recognize the 
service and dedication of these individuals while at 
Northwestern. It is the title of Mr. and Miss 

The 1996 recipients of Mr. and Miss 
Northwestern have been involved in all facets of stu- 
dent life. Mr. Northwestern Carlton Downey and 
Miss Northwestern Martha Hooper were elected by 
the student population in the fall. They were hon- 
ored at the Northwestern-Troy State football game. 

When considering the main factor in becom- 
ing Mr. Northwestern, Downey felt giving time to 
Northwestern was the reason for his election. 

Hooper also felt she was elected "because of 
involvement and giving back to Northwestern." 

Downey held the positions of Kappa Alpha 
Order president, Blue Key vice president and SGA 
President. Hooper s positions included president of 
Sigma Sigma Sigma, Purple Jackets treasurer, Order 
of Omega, Kappa Delta Pi and the Catholic Student 

According to Hooper, she developed leader- 
ship through involvement at Northwestern. 
"Northwestern gave me the courage to not ever 
think any obstacle was too high," she said. 

Downey, a Scholars' College student and 
business major, commented on the chance to 
become a well-rounded student. "Northwestern is a 
very conducive atmosphere to gain knowledge as 
well as to explore extracurricular activities." 

As an education major, Hooper felt the 
greatest honor as Miss Northwestern came when she led an awards ceremony for the 
eighth grade at the Northwestern Middle Lab School. 

"I felt so privileged to represent Northwestern where I was doing my methods," and Miss Northwestern. 
Hooper said. 

When looking at his honor, Downey expressed his belief that Mr. Northwestern should care about the University 
and do things that benefit it. 

Hooper feels that she has left a spirit and enthusiasm for Northwestern for future students. "My parents are alumni 
of Northwestern, so I have known and loved Northwestern since I was little." 

Carlton Downey display 
their plaques honoring 
their achievement as Mr. 

Paula Crover and Melissa Robertson 



How much light is absorbed by one of 
)iter's moon atmospheres in a year? 

This was just one of the questions explored 
participants in the Joint Venture Program. The 
>gram targeted students majoring in mathemat- 


Students Work With NASA Through JOVE Program 

, computer science, life sciences, chemistry and 
^sics. Northwestern was one of the six original 
npuses selected by NASA nationwide to host 
JOVE project starting in 1989. 

"Joint Venture is NASA's link to universi- 
> to utilize undergraduate talent in research," 
Lissa Pollacia, JOVE academic advisor, said. 

During their first semester, students met 
:h staff members and worked with a variety of 
lSA departments and individuals. 

Upperclassmen were assigned to one pro- 
sor and worked diligently on solving a unique 
►blern. All JOVE students received scholarships 
•viding that they met academic requirements 
1 remained in the program. 

According to Dr. Austin Temple, Division 
Math and Science director, one reason NASA 
rted this project was to reach out to schools 
:hout research projects and invite them to join 

Most students do not encounter research 
:il midway into graduate level programs, 

(L-R) Mel Shaw, Lane Norwood Emily 
Love and Kara Stevens demonstrate a 
jJOVE project to scientists at the NASA 
iLewis Research Laboratory in Cleveland,! 

Pollacia stated. JOVE provided a unique 
opportunity for students to engage in real 
research at an undergraduate level. 

Students worked with professors at 
NASA research centers on research and data 
analysis. Pollacia noted that the professors do 
not even know the answers to the research pro- 

"Programs for JOVE deal with real-life 
problems that 1 never tackled before." Chad 
Averett, JOVE student, said. "You have to 
learn what works and through trail and error 
figure out your own personal way of doing it." 

Paula C rover 



^ 1 . 7 F IV* Offers ajsT 


The Demon has come a long way. KNWD 
went from being a 10-watt carrier in 1978 in 
South Hall to being a booster of 250-watts in 1996 
in Kyser Hall. 

KNWD 91.7 FM is the student run and 
operated radio station. The station consisted of 

"We worked our 

collective ass off (KNWD) to 

get 2 Live Crew here at NSU. 

We did it for the students, too 

bad more didn't shou; up!" 


about 70 volunteer student disk jockeys to 
cover live programming 24-hours-a-day, seven 
days a week. 

According to General Manager Buddy 
Wollfarth who was a senior broadcast journal- 
ism major, the station's live format was better 
for student DJ's because they got to express 
their musical taste and interact with the audi- 
ence a lot more by taking requests. "It is just a 
lot more fun," Wollfarth said. 

KNWD served the students by provid- 
ing a variety of musical formats that students 
may not have been able to hear on commercial 
radio stations. This consisted of every format 
except country. 

"We do not carry country because we are an 
alternative to the market," Wollfarth said. 

Wollfarth and 10 other students made up the 
management staff at KNWD. Though it was not a prof- 
it-making business, Wollfarth said it was run in a simi- 
lar fashion. 

"We are regulated by the Federal 
Communications Commission, but not only that, we do 
strive to live up to the community's standards as well," 
Wollfarth said. "We do not allow foul language on the 
air and we try not to offend any groups. The great thing 

about our station is that 
you can learn from 
your mistakes and not 
get fired." 

KNWD played mod- 
ern rock music, urban, 
gospel, jazz and other 
specialties including 
"Dinner on the 
Ground," the Demon's 
first Christian radio 
program. The Demon 
also provided news and 
information and publi- 
cized campus events in 
an attempt to get stu- 
dents more involved. 
Live broadcasts took 

Buddy Wollfarth, general man- 
ager, works on programming 
for the station. He was hired as 
manager by the Student Media 


KNWD 91.7 FM 

[ace with the morning crew on Thursday and 
riday. Hot coffee was offered to lure listeners to 
op-in and awaken on their way to class. 

"The community's response to KNWD has 
jen mixed, but mainly good," Wollfarth said. 
Residents of the community say that although 
ley are not in college, they love to tune in to hear 
le new music that is coming out." 

Kristine Eckerman, student DJ, said if it 
as meeting people and listening to music that a 
*rson liked, then working at a radio station was 
1 ideal job. 

"Not only is it fun meeting people, being a 
isk jockey gives me great experience and a 
lance to work in a professional setting. Plus we 
;t to see all the new music as it comes in," 
ckerman said. 

Although Eckerman was not paid for work- 
ig at the station, she said you still walked away 
ith a lot more good than bad. "It's fun, so you 
lake time to do it." 

Wollfarth said the station was about much 
lore than just playing the latest hits, it was about 
jrving the listeners. 

"We are constantly pushing local events, 
oing live remotes in town. We're at 
ireek Fest, we do broadcasts during 
[omecoming, Springfest, all sporting 
^ents, and we even brought in 2 Live 
Tew for an autograph session in the 
Jley. We think that is as important as 
laying the records," Wollfarth said. 

~)e Adrian Alexander 


above: 2 Live Crew signs autographs 
lin The Alley after its performance. 
The band was a big hit for the 
Northwestern student body. 

Ibelow: Aaron Whatley and Darrell 
Smith handle their Sunday morning 
Christian music show. 

KNWD 917 FM 

From weekly movies to an assortment of contests, 
the Student Activities Board sponsored numerous activities 
this year to keep students both entertained, as well as inter- 
ested in campus life. 

According to David Deggs, SAB vice president, "The 
Student Activities Board is a service provided to the students 
of NSU, sponsoring activities to allow students to break 
away from the monotony of the weekly grind.''' 

The activities sponsored by the SAB ranged from the 
weekly movies shown in the Alley to the culmination of the 
school year with the annual Spring Fling Week held during 

From month to month, semester to semester, the SAB 
offered a variety of activities and programs for students to 

The SAB's weekly service to the students was there 
showing of free movies in the Alley. 

During the spring semester, activities and special 
guests included the Parade of Dynasties-Chinese Acrobats, 
Ad-Libs Comedy Troupe and the annual Spring Fling. 

During "Absolute Spring Fling," activities included 
comedian Rock Reubin, "Alpha Experience," a novelties 
motion simulator and two free concerts, one featuring the 
award winning Christian group Point of Grace and the other 
featuring the award winning pop group All-4-One. 

As students returned from summer break, SAB spon- 
sored "Welcome Week" during the first week of the fall 
semester to get the incoming students and returning Demons 
ready for the upcoming semester. 

During "Welcome Week" numerous activities were 
held, including Human Bowling, Bounce-N-Box, Virtual 
Reality 2000 and Hot Shots Wacky Photos. During 
"Welcome Week," NSU students were again treated to the 
comedy of the Ad-Libs Comedy Troupe in the Alley. 

October brought NSU Homecoming 1996 with its 
theme "Lets Wrap This Thing Up." During Homecoming 
Week, the SAB sponsored many contests to raise "Demon 
Spirit." These contests included the annual Mr. 
Homecoming Hunnie Contest, won by Chad Watson, the 
annual Lip Sync contest and a banner contest. 
Homecoming Week activities included the Homecoming 
Parade and Pep Rally on Front Street, considered to be a 
great success with approximately 50 entries. 

October also brought "Red Ribbon Week" to the 
NSU campus. To help raise awareness about alcohol use, 
the SAB had Wendy Fox come and speak with students 
about alcohol awareness. In addition, comedienne Taylor 
Mason came and kept many students laughing with his 

During November, students could pretend they were 
the next Grammy Award winning artist with Star Struck 
Studios. This allowed students to make their own music 
video to a song of their choice. 

The spirit of Christmas abounded during December 
with the SABs community service projects, a canned food 
drive and Christmas tree contest. The canned food 
collected and decorated trees were then donated to needy 
families in the Natchitoches area. 

Although Alex Trebek was not there, the SAB spon- 
sored NSU Jeopardy, allowing participating students to win 
cash and prizes based on their knowledge. 

The spring semester found the SAB working hard 
to prepare for the new upcoming year, with weekly movies 
beginning again in January. 

February was another big month for the SAB. The 
Mardi Gras Mambo, co-sponsored with ARAMARK Food 
Services, treated students to free food and entertainment, in 
addition to the giving away of the traditional Mardi Gras 
beads and trinkets. 

Student Activities Board 

Offers Variety of Acti 


Spring Fling entertain- 
ment included contempo- 
rary Christian Artist 
"Point of Grace" (above), 
and pop artist "All-4-One" 
Also. February found the SAB working " ' ^^V^| M both drew larger crowds 

very hard to put on The Lady of the Bracelet Pageant, in which all^^^^^ £tg man were expected. 

SAB members had to contribute time to see that the pageant went off without a hitch 
Farrah Reyna was crowned as the 41st Miss LOB, one of Northwestern s highest honors. Concluding the month of 
February, motivational speaker Bill Demby visited to provide words of insight and encouragement to NSU students. 

According to SAB Committee member Ursula Newman, "Until I joined the Student Activities Board, I never real- 
ized how many activities the SAB sponsored on the NSU campus for the students." 
Deggs said, "We want to do the best job we can for our fellow students." 

"We love to see lots of students at the events," Newman said. "The SAB is here to serve the students and when the 
activities we sponsor generate a good turn-out of students, it makes us feel that all the time and hard work we put into 
organizing them was well worth it." ^^^^^^M^MMI^M^MI^^^MM Kevin Brough 





Non-traditional Students 

)bby Carney works at the job placement office as part 
his work study. 

Approximately 40 percent of Northwestern 
students are "non-traditional students," according to 
Institutional Research data. 

According to Yvonne Alost, coordinator of 
the credit program for the Division of Continuing 
Education, non-traditional students are generally 
defined as students who are more than 25 years old 
who are working to earning an associate or bache- 
lor's degree. These students may be current or for- 
mer members of the military, single mothers, stu- 
dents who are starting their education again after 
several years or people who decided to begin college 
after several years in the workforce. 

While some students mesh with the tradition- 
al student scene, others continue with responsibili- 
ties including family and work. 

Patricia Kyzar returned to school after 24 
years to make more money. 

"The hardest thing about going back is math 
because I have always hated math," Kyzar said, who 
is a full-time secretary for the Natchitoches Parish 
school system 

Joan Friday, 40, is a special education major. 
She worked before returning to school. Her most 
recent position was as an aide for a local public 
school. She said that it's a lot of work between 
school, and family. 

In addition, Friday has hearing problems. If 
the teacher turns his or her back, she can't hear 
them. However, she has still been able to achieve a 
3.5 cumulative average up to her junior year. 
Bobby Carney can be heard over the airways of 
KNWD. He also is a member of Theta Chi 
Fraternity. Carney served four years in the military 
before coming to Northwestern. 

"I could not have made it through college 
coming right out of high school," Carney said. 

Carney decided to come to Northwestern 
because some of his friends went here, and he liked 
the campus while visiting. Also, there is a Calvary 
Unit in town. Louisiana's National Guard gives him 
tuition exemption and regular drill pay. 

When Carney came back he had to adjust to 
civilian life instead of the army's "language." 
According to Carney, adjusting socially was fairly 
easy except in dating because of the age gap. 

Carney is involved in starting a new organiza- 
tion called the Veterans Student Association. "[It 

will] try to help other vets get established, get jobs, 
get tutors and make it easier to adjust and get 
involved," Carney said. 

"I don't like the term non-traditional student. 
It kind of alienates me. It's not like we get any spe- 
cial benefits." 

The Division of Continuing Education strived 
to open all doors possible to assist non-traditional 
students earn a degree. 

"Our role is to make college courses and a 
college degree more accessible to working people, 
military personnel and those on limited hours and 
income," Alost said. "We do that through different 
ways of providing educational needs and require- 
ments. They can range from on-campus classes, off- 
campus classes, television classes and credit by 
examination and transfer." 

The Division of Continuing Education offers 
mainly core requirements; however, with the addition 
of qualified faculty and enough interest, the depart- 
ment can offer a variety of classes. 

The Nursing Education Center in Shreveport 
used compressed video to reach students. Advanced 
technology including the Internet promises to make 
attending college more accessible. 

"You'd be surprised at the number of people 
who we are helping to obtain their college degree, 
when they didn't think it was possible," Alost said. 

"Older students who were involved-inspired 
me when I came back," Carney said. 

Alost related one occasion at one of the 
remote off-campus locations when she asked stu- 
dents to write comments on how the staff could 
improve services. 

"A mother of two-year old triplets wrote that 
without this program that was offered in her home- 
town she would not have been able to go to college. 
This was in 1995, and she has continued to pursue 
her degree and has done very well," Alost said. 
Others feel the same. 

"Em going to be so proud of myself when 1 
finish," Friday said. 

The Division of Continuing Education works 
with academic departments to offer students an 
opportunity to start or complete a college degree. 
Classes are offered during evening hours on the 
Natchitoches campus and at satellite and off-campus 
sites, and via distance learning when available. An 
individualized program of study can be proposed. 
Paula ( 'rover <A' Kristine Eckerman 

Non-traditional Students 


Christmas Festival 1996 

Student Volunteers Play Vital Role in Event s Success 

Northwestern students 
played important roles in the 
success of the festival. 

The biggest contributions 
were by Dr. Lynn Woods' 
entertainment management 
class. The class prepared for 
the festival all semester; 
working during the festival 
was a course requirement. 

"The students were 
informed on the first day of 
class that if they could not 

work during the Christmas 

Festival, they would have to 

drop the class," Woods said. 
[ According to Woods, the 
[ class learned everything 

from crowd control to fire 
safety in preparation for the event. The police depart- 

Entertainment management students take a break from festi- 
val activities. (L-R) row 1: April Melton, Stacy Morgan, 

.Eugenie Duhon, Tony Maranto, John Roy, Hall Adams row 

,2: Dr. Lynn Woods, Michelle Blalock, Woods' sister and 
_J Leah Young. 

ment gave a seminar on crowd control, the fire department taught them how to extinguish fires and the paramedics gave 
instruction on how to access ambulance routes in case of emergencies. 

The students were dispersed at the disposal of the director of the festival, Jon Maynard. 

"I assured Mr. Maynard that our students were prepared and very professional with the duties that would be assigned 
to them," Woods said. 

Students were assigned to groups that were responsible for various activities. According to Maynard, the students 
assigned to the parades were responsible for greeting everyone in the parade 
and aligning them in their proper position. Other students helped with the| 
entertainment on the river front. 

"They made sure equipment was in place and they also 
announced the performers," Maynard said. 

Maynard stated that other groups were assigned to an information 
booth or a central control committee. Still others set up the vendors on 
the river front. The students at the information booth handed out festival 
maps that were donated by the Alexandria Daily Town Talk. They also 
answered questions from tourists and documented each one to help the 
festival run even smoother in the future. Other students aligned food 
booths and checked vendors for proper licenses. The group who was 
assigned to the central control committee took care of any problem that 
arose after the festivities were underway. 

"Where there was a problem, they fixed it," Maynard said. 

Maynard was very pleased with the students and said that he n Megan 

heard nothing but positive remarks regarding their work. Johnson, Shelly Davis, and 

Other organizations at Northwestern that helped with the success of the festival were Matt Whitehead enjoy the 
Phi Mu, Kappa Sigma, Tau Kappa Epsilon and the Catholic Student Organization. Phi Mu Christmas festival celebratior 

Fraternity decorated the Courthouse Museum, and the Kappa Sigma Fraternity drove the major- 
ity of the floats in the parade. The Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity sold food on the river front 


Christmas Festival 

d donated 20 percent of their profits to the 
»ecial Olympics. The Catholic Student 
■ganization also operated a food booth and 
Id Creole cooking. 

huck Weaver 

Christmas Gala Kicks 
Off Festival Weekend 

The El Karuba Shriners 
|entertain spectators as 
they ride in the Christmas 
Festival parade. 

|^ \ Robin Armstrong, a toy soldier, and Abby 
The annual Christmas Gala, Bowden, a caroler, prepare backstage for 
put together by the Creative and the annual Gala. 
Performing Arts Department, 
kicked off the Christmas Festival activities on Dec. 6. 

The Gala, a free show open to the public, has been going on for 1 1 
years, though it has changed over the years. This year it was co-directed by 
usic professor Michael Rorex and dance professor Ed Brazo. Brazo has been contributing to the Gala for five years, and 
orex has contributed for three years; this was the first year for either of them as co-director. 

Auditions for the Gala started in October, followed by six weeks of preparation. During the week of the show all 
:ctions came together to rehearse; however, planning began before. 

"Preparation is the largest part because trying to get new ideas and being creative requires you to keep thinking all 
;ar long," Brazo said. 

"The main thing. not to get stuck with certain things that limit the performance," Rorex said. "It's our duty to 
•esent the highest quality of music and dance as a creative and performing arts program, but it is also our obligation to 
iake it as enjoyable and as interesting as we can." 

This year the Gala was more visual than in past years. 

"It's still a potpourri of music, dance, and very little acting this year because [they] took out the Smudge sequence," 
razo said. 

The choir's processional was omitted, and instead, the singers were used more as theatricals. Both said that they 
ked these changes because the show needed to be lightened up and made more visual to hold the children's attention. 

Another addition that was made was having little toy soldiers. The kids were from the Susan Hussey Dance 
ompany in Alexandria. 

The Northwestern Horn Choir, Men's Chorus, Ladies Ensemble and Dance Ensemble were the main performers for 
le show. The show began with "Sleighride" with everyone arriving with Christmas cheer as Santa Clans arrived, which 
orex said he felt spelled out Christmas. Brazo felt the wooden soldiers appeared to be the favorite act; the idea came from 
Radio City Music Hall show. 

"Christmas is really a very simple thing," Brazo said. "I think the audience feels a part of the show" 
This year, as in the past, the show concluded with the "One Solitary Life," narration which ended "...All the armies 
lat ever marched and all the navies that ever sailed and all the parliaments that ever sat and all the kings that ever reigned. 
ut together, have not affected the life of man upon this Earth as powerfully as this "One Solitary Life.'" 

jistine Eckerman 

Qhrisimas Gala 


Three Members Added to 

Long Purple Line 


Long Purple Line 

Homecoming activities this year included not only the traditional 
parade and football game, but also the induction of three men into the 
prestigious NSU Hall of Distinction, the Long Purple Line. 

Dr. Edward C. Greco, Bobby Harling and Theodore H. Roberts 
were formally inducted as part of Homecoming activities on October 19. 

Greco, a noted research scientist from Shreveport, graduated 
from Northwestern in 1934. For six years, he served as a member of 
Northwestern 's faculty. In addition, Greco also worked with such corpo- 
rations including Dupont, United Gas Corp. and F.W. Corrosion Control. 

The National Science Foundation and the National Association of 
Corrosion Engineers in 1962 appointed him head of a team of six 
American corrosion engineers on a reciprocal exchange visit to the 
Soviet Union. The following year, Greco was selected by the State 
Department and the NSF to serve as chaperone to six Soviet corrosion 
scientists who visited research U. S. research laboratories. 

In his field, Greco served as chairman of the International 
Corrosion Council which he helped form. The ICC includes 1,100 mem- 
bers in 47 countries. To honor Greco, the Council established the Edward 
Greco Award, awarded to an outstanding corrosion scientist. Greco also 
served as president of the International Congress on Metallic Corrosion. 

Greco served as president of the Louisiana Academy of Science. 
He was responsible for organizing the Louisiana State Science fairs and 
was state science fair director for 10 years. For his contributions to tech- 
nical and vocational education in Shreveport, Greco was awarded the 
Meritorious Civic Service Award by the Shreveport Chamber of 

In addition, Greco received an honorary doctorate of science 
degree from Centenary College for his contributions to science and sci- 
ence education. 

Steel Magnolias ' author Bobby Harling was also inducted in the 
Hall of Distinction. A successful playwright and screenwriter, Harling, a 
1973 graduate of NSU, was instrumental in seeing that the film version 
of Steel Magnolias was shot in Natchitoches. 

After earning his degree at NSU, Harling attended Tulane Law 
School where he earned money singing in a band called "Jubilation" and 
acting in a local theater. Upon earning his law degree, Harling headed for 
New York and worked in regional theater, finding success as a commer- 
cial voice-over actor on television, selling everything from chili to chick- 

In 1985, after losing his sister to complications from diabetes, 
Harling turned his grief into a creative storm that inspired the story 
"Steel Magnolias." Written in just 10 days, the play drew on actual fami- 
ly experiences. It was an enormous and instant success off-Broadway and 
led to the film version. 

Harling was also the screenwriter for "Soapdish" and was an 
uncredited screenwriter for "Sister Act" and "Sister Act II." Other pro- 
jects Harling undertook included "First Wives Club" and "Evening Star," 
which were released in the fall of 1996. 

Harling also added another 
complishment to his belt, 
3ugh away from the entertain- 
;nt business, with the restoration 
Oaklawn Plantation near 
itchitoches, his home. 

Reared in Zwolle, 
leodore Roberts, a 1949 gradu- 
al of NSU retired as president of 
iSalle National Corporation, a 
7 billion multibank holding 
mpany in Chicago and chairman 
LaSalle Bank, an $1 1 billion 
ieral savings bank. Roberts was 
;o chief financial officer and 
ecutive management committee 
jmber of ABN AMRO North 
nerica, the $70 billion U S. 
nking affiliate of a Dutch based 
ternational banking organization. 

In addition, Roberts was 
airman and chief executive offi- 
r of Talman House Federal 
ivings and Loan Association 
)m 1985 until its acquisition by 
BN AMRO in 1992. Roberts 
sumed the position at the 
quest of the federal government 
len the thrift industry was in cri- 
;. Roberts was able to convert it 
to a publicly owned stock com- 
ity, restoring Talman to sound 

From 1982 to 1985, 
Dberts was president and CEO of 
e Federal Reserve Bank of St. 
)uis. During this time, he served 
a member of the Federal Open 
arket Committee which manages 
e nation's monetary policy. 

He began his career with 
arris Trust and Savings Bank in 
)53 where he was executive vice 
esident, secretary and treasurer 
hen he left to accept the presi- 
mcy of the Federal Reserve 
ank of St. Louis. 

Roberts earned his master's 
Jgree from Oklahoma State and 
tended the Graduate School of 
usiness at the University of 

cvin Brough 

Sweethearts Assist In Football Recruitment 

Football players, coaches and recruits sit in a luncheon trying to create a new 
team for the upcoming season. 

Assisting in the process were 25 Demon sweethearts, whose key purpose is to 
play a major role in recruiting. During the football season, the Sweethearts were the 
official hostesses for the team. In the playing season, each football player was given a 
Sweetheart as a secret pal who gave him a treat before each home game. 

When recruiting season arrived, the Sweethearts worked with Coach Kevin 
Corless, recruiting coordinator, and the rest of the coaching staff to ensure the success 
of each weekend's recruitment. 

"Demon Sweethearts give the recruits another perspective other than football 

Demon Sweethearts take a 
break from making signs for 
the first footbal game. 

players," Wendy Duffield, Sweetheart president, said. 
"We let the recruits see college through the eyes of an 
average student." 

According to Duffield, the Sweethearts often shared the history of Natchitoches 
with recruits along with Northwestern traditions. Sweethearts also gave tours of the 
Field House. 

"Demon Sweethearts help recruits feel at home," Duffield said. "Our organiza- 
tion allows the recruits to mingle with other students besides the players." 

"Putting up signs and giving encouraging quotes hyped [the players] up " Tara 
Lewis said. 

According to Lewis, the hype helped pump the players up for the game. The 
Sweethearts' motivation towards the team also encouraged the crowd to get more 
involved during the game. 

Demon Sweethearts was developed in the Spring of 1996 to assist with recruit- 
ing. Corless worked with Liz Mullins, Sweetheart sponsor, to organize the group. Girls 
were selected through an application process. 

Interviews were held again in August 1996 to find 15 new girls. 

"We had 50 girls apply, and we could only take 15," Duffield said. "It was excit- 
ing to see this response for such a new group." 

Lewis felt the large interest might cause future expansion of the organization. 

"Being a part of Demon Sweethearts makes me feel like I am making a differ- 
ence for the recruits in choosing to come to Northwestern." Duffield said. "1 feel like an 

Lewis said that she had gained friendships and the experience of helping people 
from the organization. 

The Demon Sweethearts worked with the Bins and Curls Club, entered the SAB 
contest to give Christmas trees to needy families and had a food drive with the football 
team. _ _ Paula Crover & Kristine Eckerman 

Demon Sweethearts 


Students Take Advantage of the Many 
Programs Recreational Sports Offers 

The Department of Recreational Sports is 
committed to promoting healthy lifestyles with 
individuals experiencing fulfillment in their leisure 
time pursuits. Providing programming, facilities, 
equipment, and personnel that meet the recre- 
ational needs of students, faculty, and staff is the 
primary function of the Department. 

Under the direction of Recreational 
Sports, the University community is offered an 
extensive Intramural/Recreational Sports 
Program. The program consists of over 30 
structured and non-structured events through- 
out the academic year. In addition to providing 
a competitive sports program, Recreational 
Sports provides innovative and creative 
leisure time programming. Special events 
include Beach Days, Half-Niters, Bingo, 
Pool, Ping Pong tournaments, Ghost Chase, 
fun runs, co-recreational events as well as 
access to pedal boating, sailboating, and 
windsurfing to highlight our recreational calendar 
It is our goal to be as broad as possible to offer 

above: Two students enjoy their leasure time 
in the IM Game Room. Each hopes to win 
in the Annual IM Pool Tournament. 

below: Aerobic director Shana Parsons 
leads participants in a step-aerobic class. 
Aerobics classes are held Monday through 
Thursday at 4:30 p.m. 

Story Continued on Pages 41-42. 


Intramural Sports 

"o-Rec Flagfootball Team "Get Big" spend many hours 
racticing getting ready for the National championships 

The Northwestern co- 
intramural football team 
s recognized as one of the 
>t in the nation. The co-rec 
m joined teams from 
iund the country and 
:xico to compete for the 
ional title. 

The team, which repre- 
ited The Catholic Student 
^anization, won the campus 
impionship and traveled to 
•rida to play in the Nike 
gional Flag Football 
arnament in November 
)6. Northwestern over- 
elmed their opponents 
bating the University of 
rth Florida and the 
iversity of Alabama the 
>t day. The team faced the 
ending national champi- 
>, Northeast Louisiana 
iversity, in the champi- 

^o-Rec Football Team Travels 
o National Championships 

>hip game and defeated them to win the tournament. They received a sponsorship from Nike and an automatic 
itation to the national tournament in New Orleans, December 27-31, 1996. 

The co-rec team, which called themselves "Get Big," played in the state tournament during the 
anksgiving holidays. They finished the first day undefeated by beating LSLTs second team, Nicholls and NLU. 
e first day wins gave them a bye to the semi-finals where they defeated LSUs first team 1 7-0. The champi- 
>hip game was a "nail biter" against the University of New Orleans. Northwestern began the game with a 
ichdown pass from Shawn McHugh to Tammy Blankenship. This gave them a 9-0 lead until UNO drove the 
gth of the field and scored just before half-time. UNO took an 18-9 lead immediately after half-time, and the 
>re remained that way until late in the fourth quarter. Ron Steed intercepted a potential touchdown pass and 
:hed the ball to John Acosta who ran the length of the field to the two yard line. Northwestern scored on a pass 
m Blankenship to Scott Batts and with a successful extra point, led UNO 19-18. UNO mounted a last minute 
ne back and almost scored, but the Northwestern defense held on first and goal from the three yard line to w in 
state championship 19-18. 

iuck Weaver 

Intramural Snorts 


each student an opportunity to participate regard- 
less of ability or interest. 

The Recreation Sports Department orga- 
nized various nonvarsity sporting events for stu- 
dent at Northwestern State. Many students enjoy 
the competitive nature of intramural sports. 
Intramural sports consisted of four main sports: 
flag football and volleyball in the fall, and basket- 
ball and softball in the spring. Students may form 
teams to compete in these sporting events. The 
teams who place receive points which are totaled 
at the end of the spring semester to determine an 
overall winner. Minor intramural events also occur 
throughout the year. These events include such 
things as bowling, swimming, pool and ping pong 
tournaments, golf, and tennis. 

The 1996 flag football season was a huge 
success. It gave students the opportunity to show 
their skills as well as meet new people. In addi- 
tion, it provided a safe and organized environment 
for students to compete for the goal of winning the 
league championships. Approximately 29 teams 
participated over a three week season with each 
team playing six games. 

The league was divided into four separate 
divisions: Greek, Open Men, Women, and Co Rec. 
The league champions included Theta Chi 
(Greek), TTG (Women), CSO (Open), and CSO 
(Co-Rec). The Men's All-Campus championship 
went to CSO, who defeated Theta Chi in the cham- 
pionship , 

The Fitness Center continued to be one of 
the most popular aspects of the Recreational 
Sports Department. Students may visit the weight 
room from 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. to enjoy a good "work 
out." The fitness center offers up-dated equipment 
for student and faculty use. The cardiovascular 
equipment includes stair-masters, step-mills, 
recumbent bicycles, and rowing machines. The fit-j^ 
ness center also contains many different muscular 
strength equipment including free-weights and 
machines. When asked what they liked most 
about the weight room, students responded by 
using words such as "well equipped," "get a 
good workout," "convenient," and "helpful 
staff." Scott Bruscato, assistant director, over- 1 
sees th fitness center and is available to develop £ 
individual fitness plans for interested students. I 

The Recreational Sports Department 
hosted special events this past semester for 

above: Blaine Wilkes spots Erik Hebert in the bench 
press in the Fitness Center Weight Room. The facilities 
opened at 6 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 8 
a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday and closed every 
evening at 9 p.m. except Friday. Weekend hours were 
also available. 

below: In the fall, intramural teams playing in the 
afternoon across from the lake and the President's 
house is common place. Teams included Greek organi- 
zations, religious organizations and many other student 


Intramural Sports 

irthwestern State students. The annual Half-Niter was by far the most successful event hosted this year. During 
: ninth annual event, approximately 450 people enjoyed a cook-out, pep-rally and bonfire in the celebration of 
s Homecoming spirit. At 9 p.m., the excitement moved inside as approximately 30 teams participated in crazy 
ay race games and vied for prizes donated by local restaurants. CSO was the overall winner of the evening 

events, with the NSU Rowing Team coming in a close second. 
Throughout the night, clues were given for our treasure hunt. 
Students searched into the wee hours of the night, and two were suc- 
cessful in finding treasures worth $125 each. Congratulations to 
Kirk Soileau and Micha Coleman for solving the clues! The trea- 
^ sures were hidden under a bench by the baseball field and behind 
Prather Coliseum. 

Quality recreational sports facilities are becoming a very 
popular and viable component in the recruitment and retention 
efforts of colleges and universities across the nation. Today's stu- 
dents are concerned with physical fitness, mental and physical 
wellness and the pursuit of recreational outlets to facilitate 
interest and stress release activities. 

Research was conducted to ascertain the feasibility of 
building a "Center for Lifetime Sports" on Northwestern 's 
campus. Surveys were mailed to over 600 students during 
the 1996 fall semester with results showing a significant 
desire on behalf of the students to support a new facility. 
Approximately 89 percent of those surveyed said that they 
would fully support a new recreational sports complex on 
the NSU campus. Tentatively, a scheduled referendum for 
the Spring 1997 semester was established to seek student permission to 
pursue the construction of the new facility. With student and Board of Trustees approval, 
ew "Center for Lifetime Sports" might be completed by 2000. 

creation Sports Staff 

we: A female student partici- 
:es in IM Co-ed Volleyball. 

ow: Many Greek organizations 
e part in intramural football. 
;mbers of Theta Chi Fraternity 
lev their brothers on against the 

Intramural Sports 


above left: Nadja Hanggi Pulls in a novice mens 8+ 
boat as a member of the NSU Rowing Team. 
Babove right: Jenifer House enjoys traveling in 
jNorway while on her ISEP exchange to Sweden. 

As different as it may be, Nadja Hanggi, 
Aida Palces, Bastien Parisot and Valerie Perche 
found a new home on campus. The four students 
took part in the International Student Exchange 
Program bringing different perspectives from other 
parts of the world. 

"I did want to come to Louisiana, but I had 
no idea what Natchitoches was like. For many in 
France, this place is a very important part of our 
history. I like it here," Perche, who studied busi- 
ness, said. 

During their short time here, Perche and 
Parisot, both from France, had some surprises that 
were very welcome. "People are very friendly here 
and that would never happen in France," Parisot 
said. "You don't talk to people you don't know." 

"I'm not sure that's good or bad the way we 
meet people," Perche said. "It's neat seeing the dif- 
ferences. We are more reserved in France." 

"I got lucky by choosing Northwestern 
because everyone is so friendly. I didn't expect to 
meet so many people so quickly," Palces said. 
"Everybody here says 'hi' even if they don't know 
you. The people here are warm and friendly just 
like the people in the Philippines. It's like I didn't 
leave home." 

For Hanggi, getting accustomed to the food 
was the hardest thing. "Here, it's hard to get a nor- 
mal meal, one that is not so fattening or so sweet." 
Hanggi hails from Switzerland where meals are 
served in courses. "You first have the salad, then 
what we call the menu, or the meal, then that is 
followed by dessert. Here, you can just grab french 
fries for a meal and top it off with a candy bar," 
Hanggi said. 

Hanggi, Parisot and Perche also found reli- 
gious devotion by so many in this area interesting. 
"My grandmother was very religious, but, now, not 
many young people in France go to church," 
Perche said. "In France, we separate school and 
religion very much so. You can be religious, just 
not in school." 

"Sometimes discussing religion puts me 
under pressure," Hanggi said . "I've grown up in a 
world where you do not express yourself religious- 


The students said they also grew up with 
the desire to speak better English in order to 
become successful adults. "I've always liked the 
English language," Parisot said. "The exchange 
program was the most economical way to spend 
time in America, study and do something useful." 

Parisot, who majored in business, found 




it mastering the English language wasn't his biggest 
allenge, but rather putting in the time that was 
[uired for studying. 

"I study a lot compared to what I used to 
:ause at home the classes are not organized the 
ne. Back home, I did not have a lot of homework, 
i I studied about an hour a day. Now, I have to read a 
more," Parisot said. The 23 -year old graduated in 
le 1996 from Esinsa, an engineering school in Nice, 
mce, before coming to the United States. 

"I read a lot more as well," the 22-year old 
:che said. "It takes me many times and I use a dictio- 
•y a lot." Perche obtained an economy science degree 
June 1996 from the French University, Aix-En- 
wence. At Northwestern, she was enrolled in inter- 
ional business, business law, accounting, English 
i management. "In the classes, I don't understand all 
what happens," Perche said. "It depends on the 
cher. When they write on the board it is easier for 

Occasionally, the students needed special help 
hiding books or tutoring. "I am taking American 
tory, history of Louisiana, government of the United 
ites and mass communication," Hanggi said. "They 
; hard, but real interesting. My professors understand 
r situation and they offer help." The 24-year-old 
nggi, who majored in history, political science and 
irnalism at Fribourg University in Switzerland, also 
d an apprenticeship as a chemical lab assistant while 
ending college. 

Palces, a pre-medicine student from Manila, 
ilippines, took courses in zoology, calculus, microbi- 
igy and organic chemistry. "I've been very impressed 
th the faculty here," Palces said. "The method of 
truction is different. In the Philippines, everything is 
*y detailed, but here the focus is on giving you an 
;rview of the subject." 

The students wrote letters, made phone calls 
i even used e-mail to keep in touch with their fami- 
5. In Palces' case, she didn't have to look far to be 
ninded of her home land. "Soon after I got here, I 
ited Magnolia Plantation (near Natchitoches)," she 
d. "It was just like plantations in the Philippines." 

Although Perche occasionally longed for home, 
; never doubted her reasons for being at 
>rthwestern. "I wanted to see a new culture," Perche 
d. "I wanted to be able to compare my life in France 
a life here. It's a challenge and I want to know better 
tat I want and to become an adult." 

ilissa Peveto—NSU News Bureau 

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Theater Presents 

John Guare's Tragicomedy 
House of Blue Leaves 

Northwestern 's Theater Department lured 
audiences this fall with contemporary playwright 
John Guare's award winning "The House of Blue 
Leaves." Dubbed by director Dr. Jim Stacy, assis- 
tant professor of theater, as a "painfully zany 
tragicomedy," the theater department experiment- 
ed with an incredibly difficult play that had an 
even more challenging script. 

The setting of this production involved a 
"cold apartment in Sunnyside, Queens, New York 
City on Oct. 4, 1965, 'the day the Pope came to 
New York."' Careful attention was assigned to the 
construction of the set. This included working 
windows and doors, a carefully constructed life- 
like kitchen, a piano and even hints of an apart- 

above: Artie pleas with the 
nun trio to help Bananas 
while Bunny, Kayla 
LeMaine, babbles on and 
on to a deaf Corrina, 
Stephanie Hodgdon. 

below: The entire cast takes 
a curtain call. 


House of Blue leaves 


ment complex hallway outside the front door. 

The play centered around a highly dysfunc- 
tional family which included Artie, a zookeeper 
played by Mike Mayhall, who aspires to be a famous 
songwriter; his wife, Bananas, played by Aimee 
Lasseigne, who impersonates a dog; and their 
AWOL son, Ronnie, played by Clayton Chauvin. 

Stacy said the plot centers around "a serious 
family drama focusing on a family with a lot of 
problems, but it also has some comic antics." He 
added, "This is a zany kind of play to work on. The 
most difficult thing about pulling off this play is 
finding the balance between the family's pain and 
the playwright's comic mania." 

The plot seemed to go in many directions at 
once, wreaking almost complete havoc. As the play 
progressed, the family's mental state deteriorated, as 
did the script, which resembled a farce more and 
more. According to Stacy, the first act was more 
realistic, while the second act was "really wild." 

The production also boasted several interest- 
ing special effects, including a bomb 
exploding on stage, and a projector above: Bananas, Aimee Lasseigne, tries to get her husband 

Artie, Mike Mayhall, to feed her like a dog. 

at left: AWOL Ronnie, Clayton Chauvin, sneaks back in to 
his parents' home preparing to make a bomb to kill the 

screen that lowered from the ceiling. On 
this screen the taped prologue of the show 
was shown instead-of being performed 

Other featured roles included Kayla 
LeMaire playing Bunny Flingus, Artie's 
mistress; Stephanie Hodgdon as Corrina 
Stroller; and Brett Daigle as Billy 
Einhorn. Other cast members were Allison 
Brewster, K.Renae Pullen, Melony 
Eberling, and Kelly Songy as the Nun 
troop, Eric Defratis as the Military 
Policeman, and Larry Bright as the Man 
in White. 

The cast and director all claimed to 
enjoy working on the play and despite the 
difficulties presented in the script. Stac) 
assured audiences that "the actors had 
what it took to pull off the tragicomedy in 
meat style." 


(line nonnri 

house of Blue leaves 


The Gospel of Jeff 

What's in a Nickname? 

Jeff 'Cornboy ' Burkett 

When we are born, and that is how it usually happens, we are 
named by our parents. Usually a first name, followed by a much-hated 
middle name, and finally our last name. And if you happen to be 
lucky enough, you get a numeral or sometimes a "Jr." attached to your 
new title. On the birth certificate it goes, which makes it your new 
name for life. 

But where on this certificate is there a place for nicknames? 
And what is a nickname, and how do we get them? 

Officially, there is no place on a birth certificate for a nick- 
name. I have never seen any paperwork or document that requires you 
to put your nickname on it. And what in the hell is a nickname? It is an alter- 
nate name given to you by someone because of something. Who knows what 
that something is you did to receive that nickname, but you are stuck with it, sometimes for life. And 
most important, how do we get these so called nicknames? It is a mystery to the universe! 

When we arrive at Northwestern, we are usually known not by our names, but by numbers-our 
social security numbers. Without this, as students we do not exist on this campus, although we are 
physically here, in the eyes of the money takers, and class schedulers we are not! 

Over the first couple of days, the new students are bombarded with information that dictates 
where not to park, where to eat, where to find help, and so on. And over those first couple of days, we 
are thrust into an academic community where student organizations thrive on new recruits just like 
you. With meeting all of these people and finding out all about what they do, we become confused 
with them and they with us. 

Once we have decided which direction we think we should go, we settle down, look at the pile 
of work we are expected to do, and begin to "fit it" to our new home. Here is where we are brandished 
with our new names. The groups we associate with, the things we do, and the way we act — these are 
all the beginning steps to acquiring a new nickname! 

Anyone can get a nickname. But it is an outstanding few in which their nickname becomes 
more recognized than their actual name. These are the individuals of which great college experience 
stories are made. It could be anything from an occurrence of one event to a series of things that led 
this person to be recognized as their new nickname. A new nickname can come from something 
bizarre that someone did, something daring, something stupid or something that is just plain obvious 
about them that led to the nicknaming of the individual. 

And when we are nicknamed, the new name may be decided upon by a group of our peers, or it 
may come from just one individual who pointed out something that you did with just one word. Want 
an example? How about "Sleepy" or "Filthy" or "Chunk." It could also be a combination of words, a 
phrase, or an object. What about "Corn Bread", or "Catfish", or even "Brisket." People can also be 
given the nickname of a famous person, like "Fabio," or "Rambo," or even "Pee Wee." 

No matter what the name, a nickname is something that is given out in college like parking 
tickets. Anyone can get one! And keeping it takes effort. But in all, our college nicknames are the 
things that will remind us of the crazy things we did, and the people with whom we shared our lives 
with at Northwestern. 

Jeff 'Cornboy ' Burkett 




Flying Aces 

Flight Team Places Fourth at SAFECONs 

John Freed takes part 
in the victory flight 
home just above the 
New Braunfels, Texas 

After coming back from Christmas break, Northwestern 's flight team got a surprise. 

The National Intercollegiate Flying Association's tournament they were originally planned to attend in 
October was rescheduled for February. 

The team consisting of Steven Bary, Toby Berthelot, David Camburn, John Freed and Casey Waller 
were given only a few short weeks to prepare for the trip to Southwest Texas Junior College in Uvalde, Texas, 
to compete in the Region IV SAFECON. 

Competing against seven schools in the region, the tournament was designed to test the technical 
aspects of pilots. Included were various ground and flying events. 

One flying event, usually held at the meet, consisted of finding several points on the ground after pre- 
determining how much fuel and time it would take to arrive at each point. Due to inclement weather, this high- 
light was missed altogether in the competition. 

The trip began with a long cross-country flight from the Natchitoches airport and ended at the Uvalde 
airport located on the west side of San Antonio. 

After a halfway decent nights sleep, the crew was awakened for an early morning practice under high 


Flight Team 



Flight team members dis- 
play their awards. (L-R) 
David Camburn, John 
Freed, Casey Waller, Steven 
Bary and Toby Berthelot. 

wind conditions with low clouds and rain. 

"After having to reschedule the meet 
once before, it was a disappointment to have 
foul weather throw plans off," Camburn said. 
"However, pilots must learn to adjust to all 
weather conditions." 

Following practice was the long 
process of registration before competitors 
tested their skills at the flight computer event 
and the s.c.a.n. event which were written, 
timed multiple-choice tests. 

According to Camburn, the team 
reported to the airport the following day with 
the intent of completing part of the flying 
events, but due to weather problems they 
were forced to complete the remaining 
ground events. 

The team also participated in a team 
volleyball competition to pass the time. 

The next day, with blue skies and few clouds, the flying events were successfully achieved. 
Flying events consisted of a power off gliding event, a power on short field landing event and a message drop. 
During the landing events, a heat of seven aircraft flew a traffic pattern at 800 feet above the ground. After a 
power reduction beam which is the point of touchdown, flaps are added and pilots must judge when to turn. 

Points were added for flying a non-rectangular pattern, not making a power reduction, not making it to the run- 
way, adding power, not using flaps, and landing 
too short or too long from the attempted point 
of touchdown. 

The message drop was a simulated 
bombing run on the airfield. Flying at 200 
feet above the ground, pilots lined up with a 
50-gallon drum and attempt to place a 
_ wooden "bomb" as close as possible to 
this barrel, if not inside it. 
The final day was filled with team spirit 
as the awards were presented to high- 
scoring participants. Northwestern 
placed fourth over all. 

"I was impressed at our perfor- 
mance," Camburn said. "Most stu- 
dents only get one chance to 
attend a competition due to 
expenses of practice and travel. 
Our team is young and most o\ 
the team should be eligible to 
compete again next year. We will all 
be looking forward to it." 
Toby Berthelot pre- 
pares the plane for 


Flight Team 


arrah Reyna 
rowned the 41st Lady of the Bracelet 



*#. ; 

•r. ' 

Farrah Reyna, ^7 Lady of 

leyna laughs as she 
eceives the talent award. 

The preparation that goes into making the Lady of the Bracelet 
pageant a success is often overlooked, according to Skeeter Henry, 
director of student activities. 

As early as September, the Student Activities Board and LOB 
director begin discussing possible themes for the pageant. 

With a Jan. 2 1 deadline for contestant entries, the size of the 
event begins to take shape. Pictures of the contestants, judges and all 
other groups involved in the pageant are taken for the event's program. 
Judges are selected from among a list provided from the official 
Miss Louisiana judges list, according to Henry. 

In addition, a master of ceremonies is sought in the fall semester. 
Usually, the reigning Miss Louisiana is asked to serve in this capacity. 

The talents of campus organizations are also utilized in the event. 
Entertainment presented in between competitions is offered from groups 
including the retiring queen, Demon Dazzlers, Jazz band and other per- 
■^HM^HH^MI formers selected through auditions. 

Decorations, backdrops, awards and trophies are ordered at least four months before the 
>ageant begins. Auditors, ushers and backstage and production crews are chosen and begin their role 
n the pageant once the theme is selected. 

After all preliminary work is complete, the pageant begins to take shape. Crews and contes- 
ants alike spend long hours preparing weeks in advance for the event. The week of the pageant 
ncludes late-evening rehearsals, but the hard work pays off the night of the awaited event. 

"Viva Las Vegas" was the selected theme for the 1997 Miss Lady of the Bracelet pageant. 
Vith elaborate Vegas backdrops, entertainment included show girls and impersonators. In fact, an 
ilvis citing even took place. However, it was senior Kevin White, who was only an impostor. 

According to Henry, the pageant's publicity increased significantly this year with a half-page 
irticle appearing in the Alexandria Daily Town Talk and a live broadcast on NSU Channel 22. 

Nine students competed for the title and a chance to add their name to the charm bracelet 
>assed on each year to the newly-crowned Lady of the 
bracelet. Contestants included Kimberly Baird, Paige 
"ampbell, Brandy Coburn, Shelley Colvin, Lois Davis, 
\imee Lasseigne, Heather Ragsdale, Farrah Reyna and 
lose Triggs. 

Each contestant took part in the talent, evening 
>own and swimsuit competitions the evening of the 
)ageant. An interview between the judges and each contes- 
ant took place the day before the pageant. 

Prior to the evening's competition, contestants were 
ecluded as a group away from the judges. The SAB fol- 
ows the strict guidelines set forth by the Miss America 
>ageant System, according to Tracie Mitchell, SAB 
>ageant assistant. 

Reyna was chosen as the 1 997 Miss Lady of the 
bracelet. She won both the evening gown and talent com- 
>etitions, and she received the People's Choice Award. 
Colvin was first runner-up winning the swim suit contest, 
^asseigne was named Miss Congeniality. Ragsdale was 
lecond runner-up, Triggs third and Campbell 
burth. 1996 Lady of the Bracelet. 

Melissa Robertson 

Lady of the Bracelet 

ady of the Bracelet Contestants 

Contestants Kimberly Baird, Brandy Coburn, Aimee Lasseigne, Paige Campbell, Heather Ragsdale, Farrah 
Reyna, Shelley Colvin, Rose Triggs and Lois Davis and 1996 LOB Jennifer Fox pose for the final presen- 
tation of awards. 


I. . 

Shelly Colvin 
1st Runner-up 

Heather Ragsdale 
2nd Runner-up 

Rose Triggs 
3rd Runner-up 

Lady of the Bracelet Contestants 

Paige Campbell 
4th Runner-up 

Aimee Lasseigne 
Miss Congeniality 

Usually a slow process 
anyway, fee payment was 
further hindered by an 
ice storm. A history of 
long lines such as this 
will become a mere 

How many of us grew 
ired of the tedious and never- 
mding process of fee payment? 
Vlost faculty and students — 
hat's who. However, future fee 
payments promise not to be so 

Northwestern took a 
;tep up on the technological 
adder and began changing its 
:urrent software program, 
SIS, to that of a more com- 
)lex and improed SIS-Plus. 

The new program wi 
illow the processes that go 
ilong with attending college 
o speed up. Enhancements 
hat are especially liked by 
nany departments include 
transfer Credit Articulation, 

vhich will tell the student if a certain class transfers or not; 
Prerequisite Checking in registration, which won't allow a student to take, for example, memory with the 
English 1020 without first taking English 1010; and Voice and Web Registration; which upcoming SIS program. 
vill enable students to register via phone or Internet. ■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■ 

The Financial Aid process will also benefit due to the change, 
fhe software program will allow users to determine if a financial aid applicant is eligible or not, thus reducing the chances of 

SIS Plus to Ease Fee Payment Woes 

tudents receiving aid if they are not eligible. Loans will not have to be completed by hand, which is the current method. 

"One of the things I especially like about the new system is that this new software gives us the chance to pre-bill stu- 
dents," Mike Fuller, assistant director of financial aid, said. "Because of this, the students will receive a list of the charges 
ind anticipated financial aid so that when they come to fee payment the student will know exactly what they owe and how 
nuch they're getting back." 

tWhen will the students see the benefits of this new software program, SIS PLUS (Student Information Systems)? Not 
til next year. The target date for the actual transfer of systems is December 1997; however, the training of key department 
ads began this spring by consultants from SCT, Systems and Computer Technology of Dallas. The consultants gave "home- 
york assignments" to allow users to acquire working knowledge of the program. 

"Lots and lots of testing goes on to make sure that the information is correct and needed," Warren Massia. associate 
director of the Computer Center and coordinator of the SIS-Plus change. "This is the job of the teams." 

The job of the teams, which included Student Records, Financial Aid, Billing/Receivables, Admissions and technical 
Computer System), has to go over the program and verify that the information is correct. Due to this testing and re-testing, a 
ear is not that long to wait for the extraordinary benefits that come with SIS-Plus. 
Both students and faculty felt positive about the change. 

"The migration will require a commitment and dedication by all those concerned." Assistant Registrar Brenda I . < i S 
)ailey aid. "In the long run, the technology provided by the new system will be beneficial to everyone." 

From a student's perspective, senior Lesa Thompson thought anything that can make things simpler and faster is a 
?ood thing. "I'm glad to see NSU catch up to the 90 's." 

Catherine Gill 

Overcoming Fee Payment Woes 


Academics Directory 

58 Webb Investiture 
60 Who's Who 

62 NSU News 

63 Channel 22 

64 Russell Hall 

65 Shuttle Bus 

66 Car/ton Downey 

67 Department Head 

68 Dr. Cochran 

70 Job Placement 

71 Freshmen Adjustments 

72 DV\mato to Italy 
74 Neu; Faculty 




Members of Phi Kappa Phi Honor 
Society topped the fall class with 
their scholastic achievements. 

75 Camp Discovery 

76 Office of Students with Disabilities 
78 Textbook Buyback 

80 Rhonette Ebert 
82 Journalism /Accreditation 
84 Program Cuts 
85 SACS 

86 Student Support Services 
7 Certificate of Intent 



^northwestern, state .university// 1 996-97 

Changing Times: 

New President 
; ' NeW Directors 
New Construction 


» - - « '. * « i 

and look what happened. 

Webb installed as 17th president 





Aubrey Lucas robes 
Dr. Randall J. Webb, the 
17th president of 
Northwestern State. 

Webb investiture 

Dr. Randall J. Webb, who took over the office 
of president last summer, saw his dream become an 
official reality when he was invested on Nov. 20. 

The Investiture ceremony was held at A. A. 
Fredericks Auditorium where the Board of Trustees 
for the University of Louisiana System officially 
invested all of the powers, duties and responsibilities 
of the office of President of Northwestern to Webb. 

According to guest speaker Dr. Aubrey Lucas, 
president of the University of Southern Mississippi, 
these duties and responsibilities can be quite over- 
whelming at times. 

"You probably heard about the president who 
died and went to hell and was there two weeks before 
he realized he was dead," Lucas joked. 

Lucas continued his "Charge to the President" 
by asking all faculty, staff and students to help Webb 
become president of Northwestern, because effective 
presidents are not born, they are made. 

The one trait that sets successful leaders apart 
from the others, Lucas said, is persistence. 

"Great presidents help create universities 
through persistent leadership, which relentlessly pur- 
sues a vision of an old institution that can be better, 
regardless of how good it may now be," Lucas said. 

The ceremony also included speakers from the 
University who congratulated Webb and extended 
their continued support. 

SGA president Carlton Downey greeted Webb 
on behalf of the student body and issued a challenge 
to all students. 

"I challenge you today as students to stand 
behind Dr. Webb, to stand behind the administration 
and know that they are working in our best interest at 
all times," he said. 

"It is gratifying that the leadership of the insti- 
tution has been placed in the hands of an educator 
whose roots at Northwestern are deep and enduring," 
Thomas Chester, Northwestern Alumni Association 
president, said. 

Dawn Wilson, assistant to the president of the 
University of Louisiana System, spoke on behalf of 
the president who was not in attendance. 

"We are confident he [Webb] will lead this 
institution into the 21st century with unprecedented 
vision and direction," Wilson said. 

Webb responded by outlining several goals he 
would like to see all employees and students attain. 

"Northwestern can 
become a model of 
institutional integrity 
and configure promi- 
nently on the national 
—Dr. Randall! Webb 

These goals are to provide top quality instruc- 
tion, advising and services to the students; to strength- 
en the quality of all areas of the university through 
continual assessment; to strengthen instruction, ser- 
vices and communication through the use of technolo- 
Webb also mentioned a commitment to encour- 
age scholarship and creative endeavors on the part of 
the faculty; to move Northwestern toward a higher 
level of distinction through private fund-raising in 
support of academic scholarship; and to create a cli- 
mate on the campus where personal relationships are 
prized and where people speak and listen carefully to 
each other. 

Webb said that if all employees and students 
will work cooperatively together, care about one 
another and focus on the needs of the students, 
"Northwestern can become a model of institutional 
integrity and configure prominently on the national 
scene," he said. 

Webb also spoke of four principles he would 
like to instill in all Northwestern students as his par- 
ents instilled in his life. That is to love and trust God 
absolutely, to love others as yourself, to be forgiving 
and ask for forgiveness from those we have wronged 
and to cherish and revere Northwestern State 

Most importantly, though, Webb said that he 
hoped all would remember one characteristic that he 
feels will enhance human relationships and strengthen 
organizational systems here at Northwestern and in 
life, seek first to understand and be understanding. 

Webb concluded his address to the University 
by saying that he is the most fortunate man in the 
world, "fortunate because I have the opportunits to 
lead toward greatness, a university that 1 honor and 

Peter Vaughn 

Presidential Investiture 



Students chosen for Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges were selected by campus 
nominating committees and editors of the annual directory based on their academic achievement, service to the 
community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success. The 58 Northwestern 
inductees joined a group of students chosen from more than 1,900 higher education institutions in all 50 states, 
the District of Columbia and several foreign countries. The directory has been published since 1934. 

Jennifer Lea Aby 
Amy Leigh Baldwin 
Derek John Bellows 
Linda Theresa Brossett 
Victoria Butler 
Ann Campos-Adkins 
Michael Duy Cao 
Heather Crawford 
Martha Crockett Cheek 
William Robert Coe, Jr. 
Christopher Corey Conway 
Brandi Renee Darbonne 
Sarah Catherine Davis 
Gary L. Donavan, Jr. 
Dustin Wayne Eubanks 
Charles Edward Fitts, Jr. 
Cheryl Ann Fletcher 
Jill Louise Garner 
Pamela Thomas Gates 
Johnathan Jude Gauthier 
Debra Renee Godbold 
Ronald E. Hall, Jr. 
Deborah Ann Harris 
Latonya Denise Harris 

Elementary Education 

Family & Consumer Science 

General Studies 

Fashion Merchandising 


Family Nurse Practitioner 


Early Childhood 


Hospitality Management 

Music Education 




Physical Education 


Business Education 

Advertising Design 


Middle School Education 


Business Administration 




Who's Who 




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Shelly Renee Hermes Nursing 

Vlonica Deanne 

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Melissa xeAMorga 
Tommy Allen Mos 

vlatthew William Mular<3ki-^ Busing Administration 
Bonnie Lynn Ngo Nursing 

Alicia Marie Olivier History 

/alerie Rose Palmere This isWmHi/y that 
2m Christina Pecquet Special/Regular Education 

Vnna Marie Pizza LSC — Humanities & 

Social Thought 
Vnn Renee Rachal bOS bmik^(3tyte6acation (Master's) 

Stephanie Reed Whds Who SffAfBg Stlldeills in 
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lobyn D. Rotjinett .. Psychology , \ t , 

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\ngela Marie Stills 0F f 4l^m^ A 

Electronic Engineering Technology 

Social Science Educa 
Music Education 

iteven Neil Strecker 

Villiam S. Sullivan 

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along with 
many others, 
WT worked with the 
production from the 
start. The team started 
Jm ^ by taping shows live, then 
ftr* airing them at the Student 
Union at 5p.m., Wallace said. 
Later the show aired live Monday 
through Thursday at 3 p.m. on the 
Northwestern cable channel. 

northwestern hits the air 

Since Northwestern had its own cable channel, 
I'm sure you were all excited to see men dance around 
in skintight outfits with chickens running at their feet 
while women dressed up as daffodils try to grow out of 
a hardwood floor. Right? Well if this psycho-classical 
programming was not what you expected from NSU 22, 
you might have tried Northwestern 's own news program. 

NSU News was a program, run almost entirely by 
students bringing campus and local news to the city of 
Natchitoches. The program started early in the fall 
semester with auditions for anchor, weather and sports 
positions as well as jobs on the production staff. The 
idea was met with great enthusiasm by the students, and 
many tried out for the jobs. The staff solidified into a 
working team that brought Natchitoches the news four 
days a week. 

NSU News aired a 30-minute show on 
Wednesdays and 1 0-minute updates Monday, Tuesday 
and Thursday. These shows televised many things 
including campus activities, national news, local news, 
sports and weather. It allowed students to be informed 
by students about things relevant in their lives. 

Each day a group of eight to 1 2 students showed 
up to make NSU News a reality. 

"The news crew really works well together, and 
we have a lot of fun with the program," Jonathan 
Wallace, technical director, said. 

David Antilley was the staff member who over- 
saw all of NSU News' shows. Antilley was there 
to watch the students and stepped in when 
something went amiss. 

"Now that we're live it is more important 
to make sure everything goes smoothly," 
Antilley said. "If something happens that 
shouldn't, whoever is watching will see it." 

Antilley added that the program was not 
intended to frighten the students but rather pre- 
pare them for the real world. 

"They can make mistakes here that 
would cost them their jobs in the real world," 
Antilley said. 

The staff was optimistic about the future 
of NSU News. They hoped that more students 
would tune in and the campus interest in the 
program will grow. The goal was to reach not 
only the campus but also the community of 
Natchitoches. NSU News was the only news 
program for the city and the crew was hoping to 
explore that area. 

"We're here to inform the people," 
Wallace said. 

Biyan McCullough 


NSU News 

;h. 22 brings NSU to the students 

Beginning in mid-November 1996, 
Northwestern launched a new community-wide cable 
hannel in conjunction with TCA Cable of 
Jatchitoches. The new channel, NSU 22, christened its 
roadcast debut with the Presidential Investiture of Dr. 
Landall Webb. 

"For quite some time there has been an interest 
i utilizing cable television as an extension of what this 
niversity does, as a training ground for students and 
s a community service," Chip Turner, coordinator of 
ISU's cable television services, said. 

Cable Channel 22 offered a variety of educa- 
onal programming, including NSU student-produced 
ideos such as college classes, athletic events, campus 
erformances, lectures, continuing education courses 
rid special events such as the Presidential Investiture. 

In addition to the student-produced program- 
ling, NSU 22 secured other educationally-oriented 
rogramming, including a daily, hour-long science and 
;>ace program-NASA Television, Shamu TV, Turner 
roadcasting's electronic field trips, educational video 
Teconferences and the Classic Arts Showcase. 

During the airing of Turner Broadcasting's elec- 
onic field trips, viewers were given the opportunity to 
'ill in on a topic and ask questions. The first field trip, 
Calculations on a Curve Ball," took place in February. 
i April, the electronic field trip broadcasted from the 
'enters for Disease Control in Atlanta and scheduled 
lay programming from Hong Kong. 

"Because of this arrangement, students will be 
ole to take a class or two at home without traveling to 
lie University," said Dr. Ronald McBride, head of the 
.mrnalism Department. McBride stated that class pos- 
:bilities included English, history, psychology, sociol- 
gy, math and perhaps science, as well as non-credit 
rograms offered by the Division of Continuing 

"This is yet another 'first' for Northwestern in 
lie use of technology to improve communication with 
ur students and the general public," Webb said. "We 
re indebted to Sam Holland and TCA Cable for the 
'sion they have demonstrated in this cooperative 
odeavor. This should increase significantly the amount 
c educational, cultural and athletic programming ema- 
nting from Northwestern." 

"Dr. Webb and Holland, executive vice president 
c TCA Cable TV, previously worked together to bung 

Reporter Christine Chang goes over 
her lines before a shoot with Jonathan 
Wallace, production manager. 

various college programming to Natchitoches and 
Winnfield via cable and the venture was well received," 
Turner said. 

As part of the cable agreement, all incoming 
cable signals to the campus were to be incorporated into 
one feed, resulting in Kyser Hall as the signals point of 
origination. According to Turner, all of the main build- 
ings on-campus will have cable running to Kyser, allow- 
ing live programming to be shot from around campus. 

Channel 22 was designated as an "Educational 
Channel" in compliance with the definition set forth by 
the FCC and public law 102-385. Turner stated that 
Channel 22 was not a public access channel and that the 
term "educational" did not limit the channel to class- 
room type programming. 

In addition, NSU 21 was established as an on- 
campus channel in accordance with the agreement. 

According to Turner, "This channel is not tar 
along in the planning stages." However, Turner felt it 
would begin soon. 

It has several possibilities, Turner said, but for 
now it will be a "computer generated bulletin board that 
we can start fairly soon." 

In conjunction with these two new channels, the 
Northwestern Cable Programming Advisory Council 
was formed. This organization of Northwestern faculty 
and staff was responsible for helping to determine what 
programming was acceptable as well as helping to 
determine whether the purposes for which the channels 
were established were being kept. 

"We are committed to the program with all o\' 
our available resources and time to make it succeed."* 
Holland said. "It is exciting to be able to do this 
because this is the first project of this kind between a 
cable company and a university in Louisiana, and there 
is none exactly like it in the I .s ." 
— — — ^^^^^^^ M ^""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""— — Kevin Brousih 

Cable Channel 22 


moving across campus 


* ,s-- 



business moves 
to r u s s e I I 

After a renovation period of over two 
years, Russell Hall once again opened its 
doors to students. 

With the renovation of Russell Hall this year came the controversial move of the Division of Business. 

Russell Hall, a historic three-story building, underwent a $2.6 million renovation. Earlier plans called for 
making Russell Hall the home of the Louisiana Scholars' College, but Russell ended up housing the Division of 

President Randy Webb said moving the Division of Business faculty and students to the building resulted ii 
more efficient space utilization in campus facilities. 

Louisiana Scholars' College programs and personnel moved to Morrison Hall, which served as the primary 
facility for the Division of Business since its construction in 1950. 

"The business program has simply outgrown Morrison Hall," Dr. Thomas Burns, interim vice president for 
academic affairs, said. "This new arrangement will provide adequate and functional classroom, laboratory and 
office space for both the Scholars' College and the Division of Business." 

The Division of Business had 1,000 students while the Scholars' College had approximately 300 this year. \ 
Morrison Hall has 18,800 square feet of space with 18 offices, while Russell Hall has 41,000 square feet with 39 

Some Scholars' College students were angry about the change of plans, considering the renovated building 
was used as a recruiting tool for the fall semester, according to David Camburn. 

"I think this is a status symbol of where we [Scholars' College] stood with Northwestern," Sandy Schmied< 
a Scholars' College and business administration major, said. "Although, if I were on the Board of Trustees, I woul (J « 
have done the same thing considering the numbers." 

The issue of inadequate facilities for the Division of Business became a major concern of the university in 




Russell hall 

iTorts to gain accreditation from the American Association of 
•ollegiate Schools of Business. 

An accreditation team visited Northwestern in January 1996 
ad expressed in a report a "significant concern" that current physi- 
k\ facilities for the Division of Business were not conducive to pro- 
ding a positive learning environment. Burns said all of the accred- 
ation problems could be resolved by moving business to Russell 

"If it means that the business department will be accredited 
en I think it's a great move," Wesley Watkins, business major, said, 
believe that we should have priority over the Scholars' students 
jcause there are more business students." 

Morrison Hall is also in line for major renovations in the next 
vo years, according to Burns. "The proposal to renovate Morrison 
all is in Priority 3 of the state capital outlay program," Burns said. 
This means planning money should be available next year to mod- 
nize and refurbish the facility that will be used by the Scholars' 

ishlev Dean 

lew shuttle bus runs 

The new shuttle bus helped 

A new shuttle bus route ran from students § et t0 class faster - 

Cyser Hall to Prather Coliseum for commuter and sometimes a little drier 
tudents. on rainy days. 

"The shuttle was started this semester on the initiative of 
'resident Randall Webb and then he approached us as well about it." 
"arlton Downey, SGA president, said. "Really it was a university 

According to Downey, the university tried to accommodate 
ommuter students, especially freshmen and sophomores "since the 
ules had changed." 

Many students considered the shuttle bus a positive addition 

Russell's renovations included a complete 
■gutting of the interior not only to redesign 
the floor plan but also to remove asbestos. 

to the school because the shuttle made getting 
to class easier for them. 

"1 would ride the shuttle if it was rain- 
ing, and I could not find a parking spot and 
had to park at Turpin Stadium," John Hatley 

"Yes, I would ride it because it would 
take energy to walk," Hatley said. "So I do 
think it is a vital commodity to the 

The shuttle service began Sept. 23. At 
first, not many students took advantage of the 
bus, but it became more popular. 

"It has been doing real well," 
Lee Nugent, shuttle bus driver, 
said. "We have averaged around 
40 to 60 students each day. 1 feel 
that it is an asset, not onl\ to the 
students, but the University." 

The shuttle ran \londa\-l nda\ from 
7:30 a.m. to 2:30 pan., with rounds made 
every 15 minutes. 

Emily Leonard 

Russell Hal/ 


SGA President serves on Board of Trustees 

For the first time in 14 years, an NSU student was 
elected a full voting member of the University of 
Louisiana Board of Trustees. Carlton Downey, Student 
Government Association president, represented approxi- 
mately 101,000 college students. 

Downey, who was elected by his peers to the Board 
of Trustees, began his one-year term in September. 

"I am truly honored to represent the 101,000 stu- 
dents in the University of Louisiana system," Downey 
said. "I feel very fortunate to be a part of a situation where 
I can learn much and help out NSU at the same time." 

Downey was the college representative of the 10 
University of Louisiana colleges for the Board of Trustees. 
The Board of Trustees met once a month either in Baton 
Rouge or at one of the 10 college campuses it oversaw. 

According to Downey, the Board of Trustees 
addressed personnel changes, requests for money and 
degree offerings. 

To better represent Louisiana students, Downey 
met with a Student Advisory Committee, consisting of the 
other nine student government presidents, once every two 
months to obtain input and suggestions. 

Dr. James A. Caillier, the University of Louisiana 
System President, called Downey "a bright, articulate indi- 
vidual who will follow the tradition of former student 
board members in maintaining a strong voice for our stu- 

Stacev Michaels 


The Webbs/Downey 



Faculty experiences 
shifts in positions 

During the summer preceding the 1996-1997 school year, many faculty expe- 
rienced a shift in their positions. 

Dr. Thomas Hanson was named acting dean of graduate studies and research, 
filling the position formerly held by Dr. Randy Webb, who became the university's 

Hanson, who has been at Northwestern since 1990, served as an associate pro- 
fessor of mathematics and director of information systems. He taught courses in 
mathematics, computer science and computer literacy. 

In the year preceding his advancement to dean, Hanson provided leadership in 
the planning and budgeting for all of Northwestern 's computer needs. He will serve as 
dean until a permanent successor is named. Northwestern will conduct a national 
search for the position. 

"Dr. Hanson is a very competent, knowledgeable individual with the leader- 
ship abilities to promote and continue the development of Northwestern 's graduate 
program," Dr. Thomas A. Burns, acting vice president for academic affairs, said. "His 
past experiences in higher education and with large corporations make him an excel- 
lent person for this position." 

Another change for the university came with the resignation of the director of 
the Louisiana Scholars' College, Dr. Ray Wallace, who assumed full-time teaching 
duties in the Department of Language and Communication at the beginning of the fall 
semester. Dr. Margaret Cochran succeeded Wallace as director. 

Wallace became director of the Scholars' College in 1993 after one year as 
head of the Department of Language and Communication. While at Scholars' College 
he worked to increase enrollment and retention as the state's designated honors col- 
lege in the liberal arts. 

"I am excited about my future at Northwestern," Wallace said. "It's time for 
me to step down from the Scholars' College and return to writing projects I have left 
too long on the back burner. I want to return to my first love, teaching writing, and let 
a new voice lead the Scholars' College. 

Also among the rearrangement of positions was the appointment of Dr. 
Thomas A. Burns as interim vice president for academic affairs. 

Burns, also a professor of biology, has been a member of Northwestern 's fac- 
ulty for 28 years and was head of the former Department of Life Sciences for 1 2 

"I have tremendous respect for Dr. Burns as a scholar and academic adminis- 
trator." Webb said. "He supports high academic standards and is very student-orient- 
ed. He will work closely and effectively with academic administrators and faculty in 
continuing to improve the quality of Northwestern 's academic programs and ser- 

Tatum Lvles 

Faculty Changes 






above: Dr. Margaret Cochran explains the procedure 
for the day's experiment to her ecology lab. 

opposite page: Dr. Cochran makes use of her time 
outside the classroom as she keeps up with her duties 
as the Scholars' College director. 


Margaret Cochran 

cochran named 

L S C director 



While students enjoyed their last two weeks of summer vacation. Dr. 
Margaret Cochran of the Louisiana Scholars' College was on the phone telling stu- 
dents that she would be their interim director until a permanent replacement was 

are not separate; we are part of the university's mission." 

Cochran replaced Dr. Ray Wallace, who returned the Department of 
Language and Communication as a full-time professor of English. 

Despite the fact that her duties as acting director along with her duties as a 
professor took a large amount of her time, Cochran still managed to keep her focus 
on the students and on the future of the college. 

"We should be focused more on our students," Cochran said. "We should 
be placing more emphasis on their accomplishments and be centered more on giv- 
ing them more opportunities to succeed." 

One way Cochran accomplished this was by speaking with various depart- 
ment heads around campus about constructing joint programs that would give 
Scholars' College students more majors from which to choose. Although additional 
majors were still in the planning stages, Cochran was pleased with the ground- 
work. She hopes to establish a program for education majors in the future. 

"We are not separate," Cochran said. "We are part of the university's mis- 
sion. We may have a different idea or curriculum, but we are here for the same 

The Scholars' College offers an honors degree program in fields such as 
accounting, business, English, mathematics and political science. 

Cochran had been a member 
of the Scholars' College faculty for 
three years as an assistant professor 
of mathematics. During these three 
years, she was active in the college's 
curriculum development. While on 
the curriculum committee, Cochran 
developed an upper-division mathe- 
matical modeling course for scientific 
inquiry students. She revised the core 
mathematics component, creating 
three new introductory courses and a 
new computer-assisted workshop for 

precalculus skills. Cochran also designed a two-semester introductory ecolog) 
sequence with lab and seminar as a life science option for the cure science require- 
ment. She also served as a freshman adviser, orientation director and faculty 
adviser to the Scholars' College Forum. 

Cochran earned a bachelor of science degree in the College Scholars 
Program, a liberal arts honor program at the University o\~ Tennessee at Knoxville. 
She went on to earn a master's degree in mathematics and a doctoral degree in 
ecology from Tennessee. 

Rick Morgan 

Scholars College Director 


job placement 




jShanon Booty and 
Suzanna Smith 
check the board out- 
side the Counseling 
and Career Services 
Office for a job. 

assist students 

The Counseling and Career 
Services Office assists students throughout 
their academic careers. 

According to Jennifer Maggio, 
counselor and substance abuse coordinator, 
the counselors help students in all classifi- 
cations and alumni. Each student, however, 
goes through a different process depending 
on what the student needs. 

"We have a lot of techniques and 
instruments on campus to help freshmen 
decide a major if they don't already have 
one. If they do have a major in which they 
could do 500 things, such as business 
administration, then we help them narrow 
down a career within that major," Maggio 


Maggio said the counselors also 
attempt to alleviate any stress that the stu- 
dent may have due to his or her indecisive- 

The first step each student takes is 
to sit down with a counselor to assess their 
needs, and the counselor goes from there. 

"If students are about to graduate 
or they are looking for part-time work, 
then we sit down, discuss the student's 
needs and work towards a resume," 
Maggio said. "They must decide what kind 
of resume is going to get them the job that 
they want." The counselors then gather 
resources to send to potential employers. 

According to Maggio, students 
should go to the Counseling and Career 

Counseling and Career Services 

Services Office to develop a resume towards the end 
^f their junior year. This enables the counselor to see 
vhere the student is deficient and gives the student 
ime to join activities, do volunteer work, or whatever 
lse he or she needs to do in order to build his or her 

"We also bring companies on campus so that 
he students can come in to interview without having 
o go some place far off," Maggio said. In order to 
larticipate in these interviews, the student completes 
n information form, which gives the counselor per- 
mission to get the student's transcripts and release his 
•r her file to the recruiters. 

Each week, fliers announcing who is coming 
oon are placed around campus and printed in the 
Current Sauce. Department heads are also asked to 
lake these announcements to their upper-level stu- 

Mock interviews are also available for the stu- 
dents at any time, but they must be scheduled in 
advance. The interviews may be taped and watched 
afterwards, or the student may simply be interviewed 
and critiqued later. 

"The services offered by the Counseling and 
Career Services Office are offered at any point and 
time to NSU alumni," Maggio stressed. If alumni 
want the services offered, they must indicate so upon 
graduation. Then they will receive the Job Vacancy 
Newsletter for six months or until they indicate that 
they no longer need assistance. 

De Adrian Alexander 

: reshmen discuss Jheir colle 

What was it about Northwestern 
lat brought freshmen here? Why did 
ley choose NSU over other colleges 
ike LSU, the University of New 
)rleans, Florida State University or 

Was it the band? Was it the 
cholarships? Or was it the band schol- 

According to several first semes- 
ix freshmen, Northwestern was No. 1 
ecause of the campus, the scholarships 
nd the programs of study. NSU was 
lso chosen for its "at-home" environ- 

But once the freshmen got to 
-ISU, they faced the same problems faced by fresh- 
len all over the world. 

One of the biggest worries freshmen faced 
/hen moving to college was being treated like fresh- 
len. But the esprit de corps of the upperclassmen 
lade them feel welcome. 

After only a few weeks of class, many fresh- 
len hadn't formed an opinion of their professors and 
chedules yet, but one anonymous freshman said the 
rofessors should realize that a student's time is valu- 

Still, others found a positive side to college 
lasses in that, occasionally, a class might get can- 
eled at the last minute. 

Dorm life, cafeteria food and parking prob- 
^ms were also at the top of the freshman complaint 
ist. Jeffrey Monteguet 

^Courtney Cloy catches up on sleep in between room cleanings, jb 

"Our air is screwed up," Stephanie Poola, first 
semester freshman, said. 

She wasn't the only one with problemv 

Many of the freshmen listed noise, roommate 
conflicts, lack of space and community bathrooms as 
their pet peeves. 

One unanimous complaint concerned the "shot 
glasses" in Iberville. Freshmen wondered win the 
glasses were "kiddy" sized. 

But at least one freshman was pleased w ith the 
freshman cafeteria. 

"Iberville is really good and I love all the 
choices they offer." Jennifer I ord said. 

Freshman Vieu'nom 


Dr. Jean D'Amato, associate professor of 
classics, led 1 1 Northwestern/Scholars students 
to Naples and Rome for a three-week summer 

The tour included sites of Cumae, Baiae, 
Isle of Capri, Naples, Pompeii, Herculaneum, 
Stabiae and Florence. 

"We really covered a lot of ground in the 
time we were there," Sam Woodruff, a scientific 
inquiry major, said. "The group covered two or 
three ancient sites a day. We moved at a high rate 
of speed to cover as much as possible." 

According to James McPherson, a senior 
at Scholars' College, the trip cost each student 
about $3,500, but it was well worth the money. 

"Rome was loud and crowded, but beautiful," 
he said. 

Woodruff said the group was fortunate to 
be led by a scholar of D'Amato s reputation. 

"It was a wonderful opportunity to study 
under someone who is such an expert on the 
area," Woodruff said. "We encountered groups 
from several universities while on the trip, and 
there was no doubt that we had the best experi- 
ence because of Dr. D'Amato 's knowledge of the 

The trip was not all fun. The students did 
some studying while they were in Italy. 
According to McPherson, the group met every 
morning with D'Amato to go over the day's 

D Amato leads tour of Italy 

activities. Each day, they had to take notes on 
lectures of art, architecture and history. Each stu- 
dent took a comprehensive final which included 
essays. They had to keep diaries and take photos 
daily to document the trip. The class was struc- 
tured so that the students could teach the class if 
they were giving a tour in Rome. They earned 
three hours in art, and took another three hour 
guided study, again with D'Amato, on a topic of 
their choice which they had chosen in Rome. 

"I couldn't think of going with any other 
person," McPherson said. "Dr. D'Amato is great. 
She was unstoppable. She just kept on going." 

D'Amato constantly stressed to her stu- 
dents that traveling abroad would open their eyes 
to what other cultures considered "normal." "The 
cultures were a little different," he said. "Things 
closed daily from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. There was 
wine at every meal, even McDonald's." 

Mike Mess, Jeff Fontenot, Candy Miller, 
Valerie Clark, Kristin Harkins, Heather Honore, 
Mimi Dionne, Troy Clough, Tabitha McQueary, 
McPherson and Woodruff accompanied 

Roblvnn M. Gass 

copy of Michaelangelo's David. 

Tour members take a break after climbing 
Mount Vesuvius. (L-R) Sam Woodruff, 
Heather Honore, Jeff Fontenot, Tabitha 
McQueary, Mike Mess, James McPherson 
Kristin Harkins, Candy Miller, Valerie 
Clark, Mimi Dionne, and guide. 


s -/ 

f Stadium on the Palatine Hill near 
the Imperial castle. This was just 
•4 one of the many sites the group 


Jour de Italy 


ew faculty arrives 

The past year the faculty of 
Northwestern took on a new look. New 
faces were seen in several departments and 
at Watson Library. 

Richard Devault, new assistant pro- 
fessor of math, felt he could "give the uni- 
versity a very young and energetic professor 
who can thrill his students with the joy of 

One new faculty member is no 
stranger to Northwestern. Dr. Lynn Woods 
taught at NSU before at the Fort Polk cam- 
pus and is currently working in the 
Department of Family and Consumer 
Sciences. She was hired as a hospitality, 
management and tourism professor. She felt 
she could "help the new program continue 
to grow and expand." One of her ventures to 
improve the department was a study trip to 

Patricia Threatt was hired as the spe- 
cial collections librarian, but she would 
rather be referred to as an archivist. She 
wished to "improve the archives and the use 
of them." 

The new faculty members came 
from universities such as the University 
of Texas at Arlington, George Mason 
University and the University of Rhode 

Many of the new faculty mem- 
bers meshed well with their new depart- 
ments and felt that the departments ^™ 
influenced them to take the job offer. Bill 
Barnett, assistant professor of computer 
information systems, explained that the 
basic philosophy of the business department 
and teaching capabilities is what influenced 
him to take the job offer from Northwestern. 

Dr. Woods felt that she fit in well 
with the swing of things at NSU. "My col- 
leagues are wonderful, the department head 
is wonderful, the students are wonderful, 

Coming to Northwestern has been an 
experience for the new faculty members. 
"It's culture shock to move to a small town, 
but I find the people friendly," Dr. William 
Gorski, assistant professor of English, said . 

Tanesha Marchand 

^ - 




Patricia Threatt searches 
for archival information 
in Watson Library. 
Threatt was one of 20 
new staff members hired. 


Robert Armour 

Bill Barnett 

Sherlynn Byrd 

Richard Devault 

Dr. Monica Fisher-Massie 

Shelly Ford 

Dr. William Gorski 

Dr. Louis Russell Hirshfield 

David King 

Todd Kleinfelter 
Dr. Patrice Moulton 
Dr. Elaine O'Leary 
Dr. Thomas Oxner 
Dr. James Pratt 
Dr. James Stacy 
Patricia Threatt 
Dorothy Washington 
Dr. Lynn L. Woods 


Neiv Faculty 

amp Discovery brings 

outer space to 

N S U 

If you were on or around campus this past summer, you probably had a burning question: What were all of those 
ids doing on campus? 

They were on campus for a fun, energetic and educational week of Camp Discovery. 

Camp Discovery is a fast-paced, hands-on learning experience in space science. During their week on campus, 
udents learned scientific ideas and principles and were able to train like astronauts. After students learned about the 
sponsibilities of an astronaut, they were then — , , — „ 

ble to participate in a simulated space mission. ^ A grandfather-grandson 

_ ■ .-, t . j *, j * team work together to 

luring the simulated space missions, students 6 

sed sound effects and actual NASA footage that ^^^£^^7 

as taped from real astronauts to make the stu- ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ 

ents feel like they were in space. 

Counselor Chad Averett said the footage 
le students used, which rotates in three-year 
itervals, was of the moon, Mars and a space 
:bit. These space missions were held in the 
SU Space Shuttle, Mission Control and Space 
tation Simulators. According to Averett, some 
udents return to Camp Discovery as many as 
ve times. 

A basic camp, advanced camp and a high 
:hool camp were all offered at the university 
is summer. The basic camp consisted of stu- 
nts, ages 9-14, who were experiencing Camp 
iscovery for the first time. The advanced camp 
udents had already taken the basic camp at 
ast once. The high school camp was for sm- 
arts ages 14-18. 

For these simulated space missions, the 
■ ivanced and high school groups helped write 
lit part of their scripts. According to Averett, 
is activity really made the students feel like 
irt of a team. 

The students who participated in Camp 
iscovery learned much more than aeronautical 
"inciples. They also learned how to work 
gether in the Galactic Challenge Ropes Course, 
'he course had ropes about 25 feet high, 
tudents not only had to trust each other, but 
iey also had to help each other to be able to 
omplete the course. 

Another program at Camp Discovery was 
lderhostel. Grandparents joined their grandchildren in the 9-14 age group for a week of camp. The grandparents partici- 
]ited in the missions and were offered tours of Natchitoches. "Some of the grandparents even completed the ropes 
ourse," Averett said. 

In addition to learning teamwork and going on simulated space missions, there were various dail) sessions Some 
f those sessions included learning about robotics, aviation, rocketry and neutral buoyancy. For the high school level, the 
butral buoyancy session included a SCUBA class in which Camp Discover) provided all necessarj equipment. There 
as also a paper airplane class with a demonstration of how a better built plane can H\ farther than a poorl) constructed 

Averett thought that Camp Discovery was great because it "teaches the kids thai science isn't some boring old 
ling." ^^^^^^^^^™ Theresa Huffman 

Camp Discovery 


academic advising center 






Janey Barnes discusses late registra- 
tion with new students for the 
spring. Because of the ice storm, the 
lines in her office remain long. 


academic A, 

rising Center 

The needs of disabled students were 
realized and met at Northwestern, according 
to Janey Barnes, head of the Office of 
Services for Students with Disabilities. The 
number of disabled students has grown from 
three in 1992 to as many as 300 in 1996. 

Barnes and Facilities Coordinator W. 
K. Norman were among the staff working to 
make the campus completely accessible for 
handicapped students and pedestrians. A 
master plan was developed three years before 
as part of the effort and resulted in the con- 
struction of handicapped ramps at Sabine and 
Varnado Halls and the Teacher Education 
Center, along with new sidewalks from Roy 
Hall to Chaplin's Lake and Sabine Hall to 
Sibley Lake and at Greek Hill and married 

"Northwestern has committed itself to 
this project and to date we have spent a total 
of $1.2 million to make these improvements," 
Norman said. 

Barnes developed this program for 
those who experience learning disabilities or 
have other special needs, such as particular 
classroom accommodations. 

"We really never dreamed this would 
happen. But, it has been my experience that 
the students enjoy it so much here because of 
the help we provide, ,, Barnes said. "When we 
look at how difficult it is just to get to class 
on time, I think we are pretty fortunate to 
have students with special conditions who 
want to come to Northwestern." 

Several changes were made to provide 
accessibility. Desk areas at various computer 
labs were adapted to accommodate wheel- 
chair students. A restroom in Dodd Hall was 
made suitable for handicapped residents with 
plans to convert three others. Eight desks 
were constructed for use by handicapped stu- 
dents in the classroom, and Boozman Hall 
was modified with desks in the dorm rooms 
compatible for wheelchair residents. 

Those in Barnes' office worked with 
students who had medical problems, learning 
needs and visual or physical impairments. 

"It is amazing just how many needs 
some of these students haver Barnes said. "I 

do feel like the students, especially those who are 
wheelchair bound, find it very accepting here at 
Northwestern. The professors work very well with 
us to accommodate the students. We do not have a 
perfect set-up on campus for our disabled, but the 
attention and welcome we give more than makes up 
for that," Barnes said. 

The center reaches more than those students 
with needs. It also houses the Academic Advising 
Program which provides services for freshman and 
general studies majors. Barnes said academic advis- 
ing had been stressed in the past, but it was not 
made mandatory until last spring. 

"We saw a significant increase in the number 
of students who took advantage of this policy once 
it was implemented," Barnes said. "We don't want 
students taking unnecessary classes, delaying their 
graduation date and wasting money. An adviser can 
see to it that they don't." 

"If a student has sought advisement, register- 
ing will be much easier for them. Their information 
will be entered into the computer in a matter of 
minutes. Plus these students will have priority when 
registering. Using an adviser can mean a major dif- 
ference in time thus the availability of a class," 
Barnes said. 

Barnes said that there are so many myths 
about the center. 

"The majority of students I work with who 
have learning disabilities are very intelligent. Many 
times they are our most brilliant students," Barnes 

"We get students in our office who have 4.0 
grade point averages who just want to maintain it. 
We see transfer students or those who can't decide 
what they want to major in. We spend a lot of time 
trying to help students succeed," Barnes said. 

Dc Adrian Alexander 

Office of Services for Students with Disahilit 

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Selling Back Textbooks 


Larry Collins purchases 
his textbooks for the 
Spring semester at 
University Bookstore. 
Collins spent over $250 
for books, and will be 
lucky to receive $50 when 
selling them back at the 
end of the semester. 

Students constantly complained when they sold books back to the book- 
stores at the end of the semester. Most even blamed the stores when they didn't 
get much money back for their textbooks. 

Who's fault was it really? 

Sources at both bookstores said it was a combination of several things. 
Professors, publishers and the student body, along with poor communication 
among them, all contributed to the problem, Lee Waskom, owner of Campus 
Corner, said. 

The policy of book buying at both stores was that students would receive 
one-half the price they paid, whether they bought it new or used. 

This was unless the book was sold back before the end of a semester, in 
which case it was bought by the store for the wholesale price. 

Wholesale price was also given for a book when enough books had 
already been bought back to meet the needs of the teachers. 

For example, Waskom said, more English 1010 books were needed in the 
fall than in the spring because most freshmen take that class in the fall. 

Waskom also said sometimes two different wholesale guides offered two 
different prices for a book, but the store gave the higher amount to the student. 

"We try to give the student, as best we can, the better wholesale price," 
Waskom said. 

answer buyback questions ^^J^SZZ^, 

decided not to use the same 
books two or three semesters in a row or did not order the books they wanted for 
their classes on time, Jan Posey, University Bookstore manager, said. 

"Each semester, before the semester begins, we send a letter to the profes- 
sors, called an adoption letter, because they choose the books they are going to 
adopt for the next semester," Posey said. 

These letters were used to determine what books would be bought back 
and used again by other students. 

"The professor doesn't have to go with a new edition," Posey said. 

She added that most do in order to get updated information but that the 
publishers are at fault for making so many new editions. 

"It could be miscommunication sometimes," she said. 

The result of this miscommunication was higher costs for students. If a 
class used a new edition, a student only got the wholesale price for their old 
book instead of the half price he would have gotten if the book were used. 

The over 800 titles used by the University had about a 25 percent markup. 
Posey said, and only half of those were used for both fall and spring semesters. 
She added that the markup was small compared to that o\' most 

Publishers like HarperCollins, however, charged higher prices for then- 
books because they made their money off the original sale to the stores and noth- 
ing off the resale. 

"They [the publishers] are trying to kill all the old editions." Waskom 

According to Waskom, the publishers did this so the) could come out 
with new editions and make more money. 

"They just take the chapters and reshuffle them," Waskom said, in refer- 
I ence to new editions. "Publishers have a monopoly." ^^^^^^ m Jeremy Ekberg 

Selling Back Textbooks [^y 

dealing with adversity 

Rhonette Ebert takes a minute 
to reflect during her day. 

student overcomes disability 

For the most part, Rhonette Ebert blended 
in with the other 9,000 students as they walked at 
a hurried pace to their classes on campus. 

The Campti native graduated with a gener- 
al studies degree on Dec. 20, taking as many as 
1 8 hours some semesters while maintaining close 
to a 3.0 GPA. 

Ebert's friends and her professors would 
have told you she always had a smile on her face. 
Even when there were days she could hardly find 
something worth smiling about. They would also 
tell you that even her blindness did not slow her 

Ebert was born with glaucoma. She was 
blind at birth. The small amount of vision she has 
helped only to orientate her with her surround- 
ings, which was what made her story of college 
survival so amazing. 

"I haven't run into difficulties on campus 

because of my blindness, but, rather because of 
equipment and book problems," Ebert said, who 
had to laugh when she recalled her first semester 
on campus. She and Janey Barnes, American with 
Disabilities Act Coordinator, "guessed at what 
they were doing," she said. 

"Rhonette was my first student who was 
blind," Barnes said. "When she enrolled at 
Northwestern in the fall of 1992, there were no 
books in Braille and no equipment for the visually 
impaired." Barnes said it was impossible to get 
textbooks in Braille because of the extensive time 
required for a textbook to be Brailled. 

Ebert and Barnes devised a way for her to 
learn and study just as her classmates were doing. 
"I would record the lectures and then take the lec- 
tures home and type them out on my computer 
and print them on my Braille printer," Ebert said. 
"If there was any required text reading, my mom 


Rhonette Ebert 

would do that and then type the notes and print them 
for me. My parents have been wonderful." 

But, just as Ebert and Barnes mastered one 
task, there were always others waiting around the 
corner. For instance, tests posed an interesting prob- 
lem. "Either myself or her willing professors had to 
give her tests orally and in just about any spot that 
was available," Barnes said. "Needless to say we 
have had some fun tests." 

"I have taken tests everywhere," Ebert said. 
"In broom closets, on steps, anywhere." 

At times like that, when it probably would 
have been easier, Ebert never seriously considered 
quitting school. "It was tempting to push it aside, 
but I just continued pushing myself as I always 

Barnes and Ebert, sitting side by side, took a 
sigh of relief when looking back at their first semes- 
ter together. "It was definitely trial and error, and 
more error than anything," Barnes said. 

"But, we made it through it," Ebert said. 
Through some really tough classes, Ebert admitted. 
Algebra was especially hard, but said she had a great 

"Passing algebra was my greatest accom- 
plishment," Ebert said. "Have you ever had to pic- 
ture in your mind an algebraic equation and then 
rely on someone to walk you through a problem? It 
was tough." 

Barnes said Ebert had a good sense of what 
she had to do to survive. "In other words, she is 
good at sensing problem areas and avoiding them." 
Ebert refused to walk with a cane, in fact, she didn't 
even own one. Amazingly, she could count the num- 
ber of times she fell on campus on her left hand. 
Sometimes traffic was a problem but, as always, she 
took it in stride. "I've never had a bad experience 
and people are really helpful. They see me coming 
and know I may ask them for an arm in order to 
cross the road." What most people wouldn't think 
twice about, like notes on a door informing students 
of class changes, meant big challenges for Ebert. 
"But, again, students and professors almost always 
are willing to show me the way." 

"Not only do I admire Rhonette, but I also 
have a great deal of respect for her parents," Barnes 
said. "In the four years we've been working together, 
they never have expressed anger or frustration over 
things we could not supply their daughter. They 
knew I was trying to get her everything I could to 

make her life more pleasant." 

Many people on campus admired Ebert. 
"Rhonette is an inspiration to anyone who has 
some obstacles to overcome," Dr. Bill Swain, jour- 
nalism professor, said. "She never once asked for 
special privileges. Having had Rhonette in class, 
she brought a very positive outlook to everything 
in life and to me. I enjoyed and appreciated teach- 
ing her." What Ebert gave Swain, Swain gave back 
to her. 

"He would record my tests on his own time 
with a voice recorder and then he would allow me 
to take it in his office rather than in a corner 
somewhere," Ebert said. 

Ebert said maintaining her good attitude 
was a result of the influence of her parents, Wade 
and Rhonda, and one of her preschool teachers, 
Mary Ann Froeba-Richard. "Mrs. Froeba taught 
me from the time I was four years old until I was 
in the sixth grade. She came out of retirement to 
teach me again in the ninth grade through my 
senior year. It was incredible to me that she would 
do that." 

"It was no sacrifice coming back to teach 
Rhonette, in fact, it was a delight," Froeba- 
Richard said. "She is the kind of person that just 
keeps on keepin' on. She is a marvelous person. 
Her sense of humor is wonderful and it was worth 
it each day getting up to come to work just to 
laugh with her. She is a treasure." 

"Mrs. Froeba was a good, strong influence 
on me always telling me I could do something 
rather than I could not," Ebert said. "Janey has 
been my 'Mrs. Froeba' for the last four years." 

Melissa Peveto — NSU News Bureau 

Rhonette Enert 


journalism receives accreditation 

The Journalism Department received provision- 
al accreditation in October 1996 from the Accreditation 
Council on Education in Journalism and Mass 
Communications, AEJMC. 

A three member accreditation team from the 
council visited the department Oct. 13-16. The team 
consisted of Elliot Brack, reporter from the Atlanta 
Constitution, Dr. Dan Lattimore, chair of the 
University of Memphis Department of Journalism, and 
Dr. Erna Smith, chair of the San Francisco University 
Department of Journalism. 

The AEJMC was the only accrediting body in 
the journalism field. 

According to Dr. Ron McBride, head of the 
Journalism Department, becoming accredited was diffi- 
cult. Only 20 percent of all journalism programs in the 
United States were accredited. 

"That means only one in every five schools is 
accredited," McBride said. "Being accredited is very 

Although most of the work for accreditation was 
done during 1 995 and 1 996, preparation began five 
years ago. 

A self-study was held last year, in which a 12- 
point standard review of the department was conducted. 
Following the self-study, the team from AEJMC was 


Journalism Accreditation 

;ent to confirm that Northwestern had fulfilled the 12 

While the team visited, they met with members 
>f the faculty, administration and students. Touring 
:lasses, inspecting equipment and facilities and inter- 
dewing students allowed the team to examine the 
trengths and weaknesses of the department. 

"The members of the journalism review team 
arefully examined all areas of our program and made 
lelpful suggestions for improvement," President 
landall J. Webb said. "My impression from talking to 
hem is that they feel we have a journalism program of 
[uality that we need to promote widely. This is a credit 
o the leadership of Dr. Ron McBride and his fine fac- 
ilty and staff. It is further evidence that Northwestern 's 
mployees and students are exceptional people of 
vhom I am very proud." 

Student involvement was a large part of the 
ccreditation process. The AEJMC team met with 
pproximately 25 students to ask their opinions pertain- 
ng to every aspect of the Journalism Department. 

Dr. Bill Swain, journalism professor, appreciated 
tie students' realization that this was an important visit. 

"I especially appreciate the contribution of the 
tudents to the process," Swain said. 

Some of the strengths of the department were 
isted as excellent facilities, good minority representa- 
ion and a good rapport between students and faculty. 
^EJMC did not recommend that department weakness- 
s become publicized, just corrected. 

In their report, review team members said that 
few programs across the country are blessed with the 
cope and quality of broadcast equipment this program 
as. The overall program benefits tremendously from 
xcellent facilities and a state of the art, virtually new 
^chnological environment." 

According to McBride, the designation saved 
le journalism program from termination. A team of 
onsultants hired by the State Board of Regents had 
scommended that the journalism program be terminat- 
d if it did not gain accreditation. 

Preliminary accreditation was granted with the 
■rovision that minor changes be made within one cal- 
ndar year. At that time, Lattimore would return to ver- 
fy that the deficiencies were corrected. 

"The team indicated that our program has 
-emendous potential," McBride said. "Accreditation 
uts us in an elite group. It adds prestige to our pro- 
;ram and will help us in recruiting new students, facul- 
y and staff. It will also help our students gain employ- 

ment after graduation because employers know that our 
program follows a set of national standards that we 
measure ourselves against every day." 

"The prospect of full accreditation is both excit- 
ing and beneficial for Northwestern," Tatum Lyles, a 
sophomore journalism major, said. "I hope we can 
maintain our accreditation status. I would be proud to 
say that I graduated from NSU either way, but I would 
prefer to be from one of the select few schools that can 
claim this illustrious honor." 

De Adrian Alexander 





Tatum Lyles attempts to complete a follow up of a story 
written for the Current Sauce. I vies is one of ncark 25 
writers for the student newspaper, which is published 
weekly during the school year. 

Journalism Aa'redi union 


regents cut 3 programs 

Annette LeMoine works on a 
report in the Teacher Education 
Center. An Educational 
Technology doctoral candidate, 
Lemoine will finish her degree 
before its extinction. 

The State Board of Regents eliminated three academic programs in the fall. 

The regents voted to cut the doctoral program in educational technology, the master's 
program in business administration and the associate degree program in computer technology. 

After studies conducted by out-of-state consultants hired by the Regents, 1 3 academic 
programs were originally targeted for elimination. The consultants evaluated more than 500 
undergraduate and graduate programs at all public institutions of higher learning in Louisiana. 

The University saved 12 programs in danger of termination, including a specialist degree 
in educational leadership and instruction and educational technology and master's programs in 
psychology, student personnel services, health and physical education, music and art. 
Bachelor's programs in hospitality management and tourism, industrial technology and journal- 
ism will continue. With provisional accreditation from the Accrediting Council of Education in 
Journalism and Mass Communication in October, the journalism program was retained. 

"We are very pleased with the overall outcome of the process," President Randy Webb 
said. "Northwestern has strong academic programs that are serving our students and the entire 
state of Louisiana very well, and we are glad that was recognized." 

Webb explained that the program eliminations will lower degree programs offered to 49, 
which is one of the lowest numbers offered by other state universities and that "proportionally 
more programs have been eliminated from Northwestern than at any other public four-year uni- 
versity in Louisiana." 

Officials agreed with the consultants; decision to eliminate the MBA program which 
was targeted toward business executives in the Alexandria area. 


Program Cuts 

"There were not sufficient resources to operate a high-quality master's program," Dr. Barry Smiley, Division 
>f Business director, said. "Eliminating the program will allow us to concentrate on our undergraduate program. We 
vant to have a nationally competitive faculty that produces students that will be successful in business and indus- 

Although the consulting team praised the quality of the doctoral program in educational technology, the 
legents elected to follow the recommendation to cut that program. 

"We are optimistic that Northwestern will be able to play a role in offering more advanced degrees in educa- 
ion in the near future," Webb said. 

All students enrolled in programs scheduled to be eliminated were allowed to finish. 

"It was evident that the Regents wanted to be supportive of programs throughout the state," Webb said. "We 
appreciate their hard work and diligence and hope that the review process can be beneficial for the state in the long 

''aula Crover 

university maintains 
SACS accreditation 

The University received reaffirmation of its accreditation from the 
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in December 1996. 
The reaffirmation came after two and a half years of work by 
Northwestern faculty and staff who critically examined every aspect of univer- 
sity operations to identify strengths and weaknesses. 

The self-study was chaired by Dr. Virginia Crossno, director of university 
planning and assessment. President Randy Webb chaired the Self-Study 
Steering Committee while he was dean of instruction and graduate studies. 
"The reaffirmation of Northwestern State University's accreditation by the 
Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools ensures the public that we meet 
:stablished standards of quality in programs and services provided by the university," Webb said. 

"Accreditation signifies that Northwestern has a purpose appropriate to higher education and has resources, 
>rograms and services sufficient to accomplish its purpose on a continuing basis. This is a reflection of quality and 
t speaks especially well of the people at Northwestern-our faculty, staff and administrators as well as the caliber of 
tudents who attend here," Webb said. 

Northwestern has been an accredited institution since 1923. 

"Accreditation gives the University increased credibility among peer institutions and to the general public." 
>ossno said. "It provides a measure of quality and shows that the institution has satisfied numerous performance 

Five major areas for reaffirmation established by SACS, Institutional Purpose, Institutional Effectiveness, 
Educational Program, Educational Support Services and Administrative Processes, were met by the University, reaff- 
irming the University's accreditation. According to Crossno, the most important area was Institutional 

"Institutional Effectiveness is the thread which runs throughout the entire process," Crossno said. "The 
Southern Association is at the forefront of the movement to improve the quality of accreditation. One way to do that 
s to ensure that colleges and universities have plans in place to see if they are doing what they sa\ the) are doing.* 1 
According to Crossno, the self-study examined every aspect of the University against criteria established b\ 
>ACS. The process led to a number of recommendations to improve Northwestern overall. 

Kevin Brough 

SACS ffi 

Phyllis Simmons, Student Support Services counseloi 
works with Taylor Hennigan to register for spring 
classes amongst the stress of late registration. 

student support services provides tutoring, counseling 

At one time or another during the semester, 
students needed help with their assignments, and 
many turned to various tutoring services on cam- 
pus for answers. 

Student Support Services, located near the 
infirmary, helped about 50 students a week, which 
included a large number of freshmen. 

"We tutor for math, English, biology, chem- 
istry, psychology, physics, history, foreign lan- 
guages. ..a little bit of everything," Christi Martin, 
tutor coordinator, said. "We do most of the general 
areas that students are getting for their core class- 

Funding was provided by a federal grant 

which allows low-income, first generation and 
handicapped students to be assisted, though ser- 
vices were never denied to students in need. 

"When they come in here, we do one-hour 
tutoring sessions one-on-one," Martin said. 
"Students like the individual tutoring we do here." 

"Last semester, I was having trouble with 
French, so I came in, and it was very helpful," 
Teofilo Alvarado said. 

There were three staff counselors on hand 
to help students with academic study skills, time 
management and test anxiety. 

Student Support Services accommodated 
students from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday 


Student Support Services 

through Friday. 

Students also could use the Center for 
Academic Advising Services for Students with 
Disabilities located on the third floor of Watson 

This center handled advising for freshmen 
and students with disabilities, like dyslexia, but it 
also serviced students with a need for help, reme- 
dial or otherwise. "Typically, there's someone here 
to help, but if not, we can usually work something 
out for the very next day," Glynn Guynes, tutor 
coordinator, said. 

This center was open from 8 a.m. until 8:30 
p.m. Specialized help could also be received by 

students. Departments usually provided labs and 
tutors to assist in specific areas. There were athlet- 
ics tutors, a math lab, a foreign language lab and a 
writing center. 

A variety of sources were available to stu- 
dents in need of academic help, though many indi- 
viduals involved felt that tutoring services should 
be consolidated on campus to better accommodate 

"We're very interested in expanding tutor- 
ing services, but we need a center," Don Barker, 
Student Support Services director, said. 

Sara Farrell 

Certficate of Intent should ensure class openings for 
students, not make life more difficult 

An enormous amount of students register- 
ing early for the spring semester were bewil- 
dered about a policy possibly obligating them to 
pay all fees associated with registration even if 
they do not attend school next semester. 

This policy, called the Certification of 
Intent, was instituted to ensure an obligation to 
pay registration fees unless students properly 
resigned from the University. "They [the stu- 
dents] must look at the schedule of classes," Bell 
stated. "We include all registration policies in 
there and you have to cancel your registration 
before the first day of classes. If you wait until 
the first day of class [to resign] you will be 
' charged 10 percent [of your total fees]." 

The change was strategically planned 
before its implementation. "What I'm trying to 
do is to clean up the schedule and cancel regis- 
tration for the students who are not planning to 
return to NSU," Lillie Frazier Bell, acting regis- 
trar, said. "This way we will free the sections for 
high demanding classes." 

The intent form was sent to students' local 
addresses. The students signed and returned to 
the Registrar's Office by Dec. 13 at 4:30 p.m. By 
returning this form, classes were guaranteed to 
the students and NSU was guaranteed that the 
students would be returning next semester. 

"We are requiring you to return it [the 

Certification of Intent] to us so we can hold your 
classes and you are assuring us that 'yes I do 
want these classes and please do not cancel my 
registration'" Bell said. 

If a student did not return the intent form 
reservations were canceled. They had to re-regis- 
ter during regular registration in January. The 
main reason this policy was adopted was 
because of the enormous amount of people fail- 
ing to resign once the semester had begun. 

"We would send out thousands of letters 
to students asking, 'are you attending, are you 
not attending'," Bell said. "We would get a lot of 
letters back from people not attending. There 
were a lot of classes we would have to go in and 
cancel registration for. The problem with this 
was that it was too late for the students who 
were attending school this semester to register 
for those classes." 

Many students thought this policy would 
benefit the University but felt it should have 
been explained more thoroughly. "They [the 
University] need to explain the policy in more 
detail." Kim Linscomb. an education major said. 
"I thought you were automatically obligated to 
pay after you signed the intent form. I think it is 
a £ool\ thing because it is gi\ ing other people the 
opportunity to get into the classes the) need.*' 
_ Nakia Bodley 

Certificate of Intent 


Sports Directory 

90 New Athletic Director 

92 Football 


99 Judge Ware 


100 'N'Club 


102 Student Trainers 


104 Volleyball 


106 Hall of Fame 


108 Soccer 

110 Club Soccer 


112 Cross Country 


114 Tennis 


116 Baseball 

120 Softball 

124 Track 

130 Men's Basketball 

134 Women's Basketball 

138 Rowing 

142 Rodeo 

144 Golf 



■Dallas Cowboy cheerleaders and 

■the Harlem Globetrotters were 

■some of the halftime entertainment 

■provided to NSU fans. 




1 3r ~ 


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With the retirement ofTynes Hildebrand, 


Greg Burke returned to Northwestern in the fall as the new athletic director, replacing Tynes 
E-Iildebrand, who held the position since 1982. 

From 1986-92, Burke served as the university's first athletic fundraiser. As a result of this posi- 
:ion, Burke helped in developing Northwestern 's Athletic Association from scratch into a booster group 
with a membership of nearly 1 ,000 people throughout the country. 

As athletic fundraiser, he established a scholarship endowment and planned giving programs, 
ind he implemented the first "Team Drive" and game-day sponsorship programs. 

In 1989, Burke initiated the biannual "Scholarship Auction," a program that has generated 
ilmost $150,000 to cover scholarship expenses for student-athletes. Burke also established the "Joe 
Delaney Memorial" celebrity golf tournament and developed the Demon Sports Network for coverage 
:>f football and basketball, as well as expanded the "Demon Wheels" Courtesy Car program. 

However, in 1992, Burke was hired as director of athletic development and marketing at the 
University of Akron. 

While at the University of Akron, Burke oversaw all fund raising functions of the athletic pro- 
gram, including marketing and promotions, ticket sales and sponsorships. In addition, he coordinated 
he university's annual fund drive through telemarketing and direct mail solicitations, resulting in over 
19,730 gifts and record phonathon pledges and dollars being raised. 

When the position for athletic director opened up, Burke was recommended to President Randy 
Webb by the Northwestern Athletic Council following a six-week long nation-wide search. Burke 
iccepted, and he was he was introduced as the new athletic director on Aug. 8, 1996. 

"Greg's departure is going to leave a big hole at Akron. I have been here for two and a half years 
md, in fact, Greg was on of the main reasons I took the job," Mike Bobinski, director of athletics at 
A.kron said. "The more responsibility we gave him, the better job he did. He has left us in much better 
shape for the future." 

As Burke settled into his position as athletic director, he outlined several goals he wanted to 
iccomplish during his tenure at Northwestern. First and foremost on his list was to see a high gradua- 
tion rate of all student-athletes, to help market the University through the use of athletics and to win 
:he Southland Conference All-Sports Trophy. 

In addition, Burke said he wanted to build a higher awareness for the athletic program to help 
narket both athletics and the University. "We need to create a higher awareness for both the teams and 
student-athletes on campus, in Natchitoches and in the northwestern part of the state," Burke said. He 
:ontinued by saying that athletics is one of the most visible marketing tools a university has. 

Burke also stated that there would be no immediate coaching changes until he had time to eval- 
uate them on his own. "I don't want to take anyone else's word, I want to be able to evaluate them on 
my own," he said. 

With these plans, Burke made a big impression on the coaches, staff and student — athletes. 

"Greg is supportive of the coaches in providing resources for their programs." J.D. Barnett, head 
men's basketball team coach, said. 

"He is someone who leads by example and who sees his role as one o\' pro\ iding support an) 
way possible for student-athletes and their coaches," Doug Ireland, director of sports information said. 
'We are going to succeed with Greg Burke as our Athletic Director." 

"Northwestern could not hire anyone that would provide a better day's work than Greg," 
Hildebrand said. "He will be a leader by example for a young athletic staff He will give everything 
he's got to make the athletic department and Northwestern a success and he will o\o it the right way. I le 
is that type person." 

Kevin Brough and Peter Vaughn 

Neu' Alhleuc Director 


Demons have a rollercoaster season 



i*l \ 

at left: Brian Jacquet, #6, breaks the line against Southern. 

at right: The Demon offense lines up against the Southern defense. 

Yo.. .Three straight wins to open the 1996 football season, including a win over a 
nationally-ranked team that traditionally gives Northwestern f its... Yo... consecutive losses to 
teams without winning records... Yo... up... Yo... down. 

No doubt about it, the 1996 Northwestern Demon football team took its faithful fol- 
lowing on a stomach-churning, boo-screaming, hand-clapping rollercoaster ride in a season 
filled with close-calls and breakthrough moments, thrashing teams it was supposed to thrash, 
and faltering against teams it had no business losing to. 

The season kicked off the same way it had the past three years, with a matchup against 
traditional thorn-in-the-side Southern University, the team owning a 3-0 record in season 
openers against the Demons. With both teams returning only a few starters, the only thing 
certain was the Jaguar's Division I-AA, No. 12 national ranking. Northwestern would only 
need one game to throw doubt on that too; however, as the Demons defeated the Jaguars 27- 
10 before a record Turpin Stadium crowd of 16,222. Warren Patterson, starting his first game 
at quarterback, hit receiver Pat Palmer with two long passes of 77 and 25 yards, and 
Northwestern held the high-octane Southern offense to 128 yards. The Demons ripped the 
Jaguar defense for 499 yards, with tailback Anthony Williams rushing for a career-high 154 
yards on 25 carries. 

Next in line for the 1-0 Demons was a familiar foe with an unfamiliar name. East 
Texas State (2-0) was on its way to Natchitoches; only this time as Texas A&M-Commerce. 
Northwestern wasn't concerned with the name as it pummeled the Lions, ranked No. 4 in 
NCAA Division II, 33-7 behind 224 yards on Patterson's solid 10-19 throwing. After scoring 
a 79 yard-touchdown on the opening possession, the Lions were trampled under a 33-point 
rush from the Demons, who amassed 533 total yards. Williams tallied his second straight 
100-yard rushing game with 138 yards on 22 carries. 

Coach Sam Goodwin was confident in his team's ability to win its first two games, but 


was surprised at the domination: "I thought we could win these two games coming in to the sea- 
son," he said. "But I didn't think we would win them this convincingly." 

This confidence would be a great boost to the team when it traveled to Idaho to face the 
newly christened Division I-A Boise State. With several great defensive plays led by Clint 
Loggins' nine tackles, the Demons edged past the Broncos 20-16. Although the Demons (3-0) 
gave up 463 total yards to the Broncos, they made defensive stands when it counted. Damion 
Brown had a sack at the Demon's 4th yard line, and Loggins got in on successive stops on third 
and fourth downs inside the one at the end of the first half, part of the work that won the nose 
tackle the Louisiana "Defensive Player of the Week" award. 

The 1 9th-ranked Demons next test awaited in Monroe in the form of rival Northeast 
Louisiana (2-3), their second Division 1-A foe of the season. After being 

above: Tremayne Evans 
intercepts the ball 
against McNeese. 

at left: Joe Brown. #59. 
sacks the McNeese 



Wide receiver Anthony Williams, #43, threads the hole to gain yardage against 
McNeese State. 

held scoreless the entire game by a stingy Northwestern defense, the Indians exploded 
for two touchdowns in the final 7:10 to overcome a 10-0 deficit for the come-from- 
behind victory. After scoring their first touchdown of the game after a 95-yard drive, the 
Demons were stopped on fourth-and-one. With 15 seconds remaining, Indian quarterback 
Raymond Philyaw connected with Marty Booker on a 2-yard pass for the winning score, 
striking the first blemish on Northwestern 's record, now 3-1. The back-breaking loss was 
a bitter bill for Goodwin to swallow. "This game is one of the toughest losses I have been 
associated with," he said. "It ranks right up there with the Hail Mary loss to Northeast in 

The Demons would try to regroup, again away from the friendly confines of 
Turpin Stadium, when they traveled to Thibodaux to face Nicholls State in the conference 
opener for Northwestern, still ranked 19th. Northwestern, ranked first in scoring defense, 
rushing offense, and total offense was aiming to improve upon Coach Goodwin's 11-1 
record in conference openers. The hometown Colonels would not give the Demons that 
opportunity; however, as they edged the visitors 19-17, again in come-from-behind fash- 
ion, a precursor to the SLC Championship the Colonels would earn. Nicholls stopped 
Northwestern (3-2, 0-1) a half-yard shy of a game-clinching first down, forcing a punt 
with 1:50 left which the Colonels blocked to set up a game-winning 37-yard field goal 
with 16 seconds remaining. 

"Two in a row like that will really test your mettle," he said. "I think the fourth 
quarter at Northeast really shook our confidence level, and we were on shaky ground for 



the first three quarters at Nicholls." 

Despite the second-straight loss, the Demons still car- 
ried a No. 22 ranking, heading into a Homecoming date with 
Sam Houston State (2-4, 1-0). Northwestern shredded the 
Bearkats for a school-record 603 yards en route to a 38-21 
SLC victory. Northwestern got 1 00-yard rushing perfor- 
mances from tailbacks Anthony Williams (119 yards and 
two touchdowns) and Brian Jacquet (110 yards and one 
touchdown). Quarterback Warren Patterson ran for 84 
yards and threw for 212 yards more, with receiver Pat 
Palmer on the end of most of those with 196 all-purpose 
yards, catching five passes for 165 yards and two touch- 
downs. The victory moved Northwestern to 4-2 overall, 1-1 
SLC. Goodwin denied changing his game plan. "It wasn't so much 
that we made any adjustments," he said. "We just stopped messing 
up. We made enough mistakes to get beat in a lot of games. To over 
come that bad stretch speaks well of this group." 

With the Homecoming win, the Demons moved 
up three spots to No. 19 in the latest I-AA poll. That in 
hand, Northwestern found itself up north to face defen- 
sive-minded Youngstown State (5-2). The perennial-power 
Penguins showed the Demons a little of their tradition as 
they staked a 1 7-0 half-time advantage and held on for a 24- 
14 victory, dropping Northwestern to 4-3, 1-0. The Demons 
were shackled by poor field position the entire first half, and 
their 14-point third quarter outburst wasn't enough to over- 
come Youngstown State. The Demons' average field position in 
their first four possessions was their own 13-yard-line. "We got 
in a hole and just couldn't recover," Goodwin said. "When a team 
that relies on a ball-control offense gets a 17-0 lead, it's extremely 
hard to overcome. We were hemmed up for most of the 
first half and they took advantage." 

Next up for the No. 22 Demons was 3-4, 0-2 
Southwest Texas State. Northwestern proved to be an 
ungracious guest, never even allowing the Bobcats to 
run a single play on the Demon end of the field, en 
route to amassing 474 yards to 1 1 7 in destroying 
Southwest Texas State 49-0. In the victory, Anthony 
Williams rushed for 162 yards on a mere 17 carries in 
earning the Southland Conference's "Offensive Player 
of the Week." Goodwin hoped that the overpowering 
performance was an accurate measure of his team's true 
potential. "It was a pretty impressive performance 
against a very solid opponent," he said. "I hope we're that good." 

top to bottom: The Demons tackle with force and run the ball to dominate against 
Texas A&M — Commerce. 



above: Quarterback Warren Patterson "flies" into the endzone for a touchdown 
against Troy State before he is sacked below. The blow forces Patterson to leave the 



Anthony Williams, #43, 
runs with the ball. 

The next opponent for the No. 19 Demons (5-3, 2-1 ) was to be a true test of their met- 
tle: No. 5 power and Southland Conference newcomer Troy State (7-1, 3-1). 
It was also a must-win for a team looking for a conference cham- 
pionship and a play-off berth. The Trojans put a kink in 
the Demons' plans for both as they waltzed in and 
out of Natchitoches with a deceptively easy 26-13 
win. Fullback Joe Johnson ran for two touchdowns 
on Troy State's first two possessions and never 
looked back in taking the victory. Injuries to first and 
second-string quarterbacks didn't help Northwestern 's 
cause as both Warren Patterson and Brandon Emanuel 
were shuffled in — and — out of the lineup with a muscle 
pull and ankle injury, respectively. 

McNeese State (2-7, 0-4) was the last home oppo 
nent of the season for No. 25 Northwestern and has been 
one of their most elusive conference opponents as they have 
taken the last four games from the Demons (5-4, 2-2). The 
Cowboys' record may have led many to believe they were not 

the same team that was ranked No. 1 almost the entire previous season, but McNeese man- 
aged to snap out of their doldrums long enough to pound the stunned Demons 20-3 winning 
its first league game of the season and holding Northwestern without a touchdown for the 
first time in 3 1 games. Again, injuries played havoc with the Demons as inexperienced third- 
string quarterback Mark Gibson was thrust unexpectedly into the critical position. The 
Cowboys' Derrick Beavers ran for 1 1 1 yards, including a 36-yard touchdown that helped 
clinch the victory. 

With the Cowboys' having effectively destroyed Northwestern 's hope for a playoff bid 
the only thing the Demons really had to play for in their season finale against 14th-ranked 
Stephen F. Austin was pride and the desire to bring home Chief Caddo after a four-year hia- 
tus in Nacogdoches. Although stifled on offense the entire game and turning the ball over 
five times, the Demons' defense stepped up in limiting a Lumberjack offense averaging 30 
points and 398 yards per game to a mere 209 total yards and 1 1 first downs in a 17-10 victo- 
ry. Included in the defensive effort for Northwestern, who finished its season at 6-5. 
was a crucial goalline stand with eight minutes left, stuffing four 
straight SFA (6-5) dive plays. 

Although the season didn't end quite the way 
$ Demon players and fans were hoping, the campaign 
m was certainly exciting. Perhaps coincidentally, it also 
f seemed as if Northwestern fans were really starting to 
get behind their team, with increases in attendance and 
crowd noise, and purple-and-white banners seen flutter- 
* ing around campus as each game drew near. With the 
continued hard work and dedication of the Northwestern 
football organization, maybe next year those banners will 
be flying in December. 

Michael Arnaud 



Eric Collins, #17, pre- 
pares to punt the ball as 
Tony Maranto, #10, 
holds it in place. 

Although Demons fall short of expectations, Goodwin still 


The Demons finished the 1996 football campaign at 6-5, and coach Sam Goodwin is optimistic about 
next year's squad. 

The Demon football team started the 1996 season with its back against the wall. According to 
Goodwin, it only returned six starters from the previous season, and the team was playing one of the toughest 
schedules in the nation. The Demon quarterback had little experience, and the defense was young. Considerinj 
all of that, one would think the Demons would be content with finishing the season with a 6-5 record, but the) 
felt they missed an opportunity to do a lot more. 

The Demons went 3-0 for the first time since 1980 and, with two more fourth quarter conversions on 
third downs, they could've been 6-0 for the first time since 1966. The squad let the game against Northeast 
slip from their fingers when they failed to convert on a fourth down with 1:25 left to play in the 
fourth quarter. The Indians took the ball and drove 68 yards with no time outs remaining to score the game- 
winning touchdown. 

It was virtually the same scenario the following week against Nicholls State. The Colonels blocked 
Shane Barbara's punt with 1:43 left in the fourth quarter. 

"If we get the punt off, we win the game," Goodwin said, but instead Nicholls State recovered the 
blocked punt on the Demon's 23 yard line and kicked a field goal to win the game with time expiring. 

"Those two games would have put us at 6-0, and one can only imagine what could have happened fron 
there," Goodwin said. He felt that was the turning point in the season since the team never got back on track, 
playing well one week and poor the next. The Demons still had a chance to make the playoffs until both quar^ 
terbacks were injured against Troy State. "If Patterson or Emanuel stayed healthy we still had a chance, but 
with those two injured we could not do anything offensively," Goodwin said. 


The Demons finished the 
'ear as the only team in the 
iouthland Conference to average 
•ver 400 yards a game in total 
•flense, which gives the Demons a 
3t of optimism for next season. 

The Demons will be return- 
tig 12 starters next season as 
pposed to only six this year. One of 
lose will be starting quarterback 
Varren Patterson, who has almost 
lastered the offense, according to 
joodwin. The Southland "Player of 
'he Year," Pat Palmer, will also be 
^turning at wide receiver. "Pat had 
phenomenal year, and I think 
Varren [Patterson] is the guy who 
an take us to the national champi- 
nship," Goodwin said. 

His biggest concern is that 
atterson is injury prone and has 
•ouble playing hurt. The Demon 
ffensive line will have to fill some 
aps left by seniors, but according to 
ioodwin they have the personnel to 

that. Goodwin feels he has a 
trong defense returning, and the 
ardest player to replace will be 
leith Thibodeaux. 

"Defensively we lost some 
ey players, but a lot of people got 
) play this year. I think we will be 

1 good shape," Goodwin said. 

The Demons will be strong 
t defensive end with the return of 
jam sack leader Mario Sanchez and 
t linebacker with Jake Michel and 
)errick Fields. Goodwin is looking 
n I-A transfers Kenny Wright from 
irkansas and Alja Delaney from 
ouisiana State University to be big- 
me players for the Demons in the 
;condary. He also feels the Demons 
'ill have a consistent kicking game 
ext season, something they lacked 
l years passed. 

"It will be hard to replace the 
;adership and enthusiasm our 
sniors gave us this year, they were 
"ally a great bunch," Goodwin said. 

muck Weaver 

Judge Richard Ware 

Demon Football 
Loses Its Voice 

Richard N. Ware IV a 
Northwestern graduate and 39th 
Judicial District Judge, died Aug. 
31, 1996, in a one- car accident six 
miles east of Coushatta. Before 
Ware died, he was to begin his 1 8th 
season as color analyst on radio 
broadcast of the Demons football 

Ware, 47, was the incoming 
president of the Louisiana District 
Judge of Associations. 

Ware was elected to the 39th 
Judicial District after winning in an 
unusual way. In 1 982 he won by one vote over his opponent and was unop- 
posed for his next two terms. He would have began his fourth term this fall. 

Judge Ware received numerous awards during his lifetime. He 
received the Commissioner Award in 1994 for his work advocating the pre- 
vention of child abuse. In dedication to his works for this cause, his family 
requested donations to the Richard Ware Foundation for the Children of Red 
River Parish. 

West Monroe was Ware's hometown where he won the All Gulf-State 
Conference recognition and was the league's Most Valuable Back as a senior. 
He graduated from West Monroe and came to Northwestern to further his 
education and football career. 

Ware became a star athlete on the football team. He was the lead-in 
rushing in 1969 and 1970. "I didn't make any if those yards without a lot of 
good help," Ware said in a 1994 interview. "There was some great blocking, 
and I happened to be the guy with the ball." 

In 1970 he was voted permanent team captain and was crowned "Mr. 
NSU" that same year. In 1984 he graduated and was elected to the "N" Club 
hall of Fame for his outstanding athletic achievements. 

"Richard was a good as friend as you could hope to have, and as true 
a Northwestern Demon as there will ever be," Coach Sam Goodwin said. 
"Everybody who met him loved the guy." 

He was an active member in Northwestern's athletic and alumni 
activities while he practiced law in Natchitoches before becoming a district 

"Richard Ware was a wonderful ambassador for Northwestern.'" 
Northwestern President Randy Webb said. "He bettered the lives of thousands 
of young people through his extensive civic involvement, and brightened the 
lives of everyone met. This is a tragic loss for our University and the entire 
state of Louisiana." 

He was indeed a proud alumni of Northwestern. In his honor, the 
Richard Ware Fullback Scholarship Endorsement was created to ensure his 
honors and life will be remembered. His scholarship will be awarded, starting 
1997, at the beginning of each year. 

There is no better way to remember this man at Northwestern, who 
loved this school so much. "Northwestern is an incredibb fine University. It 
was then, and it is now. The education I got at Northwestern was top-notch. 
To prove that, I can say that 1 didn't have an> trouble at all getting along at 
LSU Law School because my tune at Northwestern had prepared me tor the 
experience." Ware concluded a l c > c )4 inter\ lew. 

Tanesha Merchand 

Tribute to Judge Richard Ware 


'N' Club Board of Directors 



■ ■ i 


The 1996 induction class for Northwestern 's 
Graduate 'N' Club Hall of Fame was headed by Gary 
Reasons, the first player in Division I-AA football history 
to win All- America honors for three years. 

Reasons, along with two-sport star Frank Lampkin 
and women's sports pioneer Lou Lewis Baxter, were 
elected by the 'N' Club, which is comprised of former 
athletic letter winners at Northwestern. 

Longtime Northwestern head coaches Sam 
Goodwin, football; Leon Johnson, track and field; and 
James Smith, women's basketball, also received honorary 
letterman's status during the ceremonies. They were given 
'N' Club lifetime memberships in recognition of their ser- 
vice to the University. 

According to Doug Ireland, director of sports 
information, honorary memberships have never been 
given. These were the first people in the club who did not 
attend Northwestern. Ireland said the board of directors 
felt strongly that these men had made valuable contribu- 
tions to Northwestern and although neither graduated 
from Northwestern, they all considered themselves as true 
Demons. "The lettermen certainly want to include them," 
Ireland said. 

Induction into the 'N' Club Hall of Fame is the 
highest honor offered by Northwestern to its former stu- 
dent-athletes and coaches. "It's a tremendous honor to be 
an honorary member of the 'N' Club," Coach Smith said. 
"To be associated with a group that outstanding is very 

Coach Goodwin felt about the same. "I'm sur- 
prised and I'm pleased," he said. "It's quite an honor, 
having not been an NSU alumnus." 

"I'm very pleased. It's quite an honor and I'm 
happy to be selected," Coach Leon Johnson said, adding 
that he was surprised that they were chosen since they 
were not NSU alumni. 

100 Nc,ub 


Reasons retired his Demon jersey, #34, following 
his career in 1984 and was inducted in August into the 
College Football Hall of Fame. He set Demon records for 
single-game (24), single-season (172) and career (394) 
tackles from 1980-83. Reasons won two Superbowl 
championship rings during his eight years (1984-91) in 
the NFL with the New York Giants. Reasons, who was a 
1984 honor graduate in business administration, is a col- 
lege football analyst for ABC sports. 

Lampkin, a two-year, all-conference guard in bas- 
ketball, was also a standout javelin thrower in track and 
field. He helped the Demons win back-to-back Louisiana 
Intercollegiate Conference titles in 1946-47 and 1947-48. 
The 1947-48 team advanced to National Association of 
Intercollegiate Basketball Championships. As a senior, he 
won the LIC javelin championship and took the Southern 
AAU Junior Division title. 

Northwestern was put on the forefront of intercol- 
legiate women's athletics in Louisiana as a result of 
Baxter's activism and advocacy. The first women's bas- 
ketball team of the post World War II era in Louisiana, in 
1966-67, was at Northwestern. Other colleges gradually 
followed. The first women's basketball tournament was 
hosted by Northwestern that year. Baxter, a physical edu- 
cation professor, served as volunteer coach for the 
"Demonettes" which established the winning tradition 
that remains today. From 1967-74, the teams had a 70-31 
record. Their most noteworthy achievement was receiving 
an invitation to the 1973 National Women's Invitational 
Tournament. By the 1974-75 season, the "Demonettes" 
had filled two trophy cases in the PE Majors Building. 

The induction ceremonies coincided with the 
1 12th Homecoming celebration on Saturday Oct. 19. The 
inductees and honored coaches were also introduced dur- 
ing pre-game ceremonies. 

De Adrian Alexander 

NXlub \\j\ 

While keeping players on the field, trainers limit 


The trainer stands on the 
sideline. An official calls a 
time-out due to a possible 
injury. Among the first to 
assist the injured with 
Athletic Trainer Ed Evans 
were 10 student trainers 
and five graduate assis- 

According to Evans, 
the trainers were an essen- 
tial part of each team. 

The trainers' responsi- 
bilities throughout the year 
included care, prevention 
and rehabilitation of ath- 
letic injuries. 

During games, trainers 
evaluated and treated all 
injuries, kept injuries 
taped, performed basic 
first aid and gave players 
plenty of water. The duties 
of the trainers varied from 
week to week and depend- 
ed on academic classifica- 

"I don't feel you could 
put a value on them [stu- 
dent trainers]," Evans said. 
"Often sports are going on 
at the same time, and the students cover the sports I can't." 
■■^^■■■■■■■Hi 'The most trying thing about this job is telling people how 
bad an injury they have when they don't think it's that bad, or when they are done for a 
season and can't compete anymore," Robert Delong, graduate assistant trainer, said. "I 
have to try to convince them that their rehab is worth it, even though they can't play 
right now." 

Though the trainers had to help athletes through rough times, there were also 
rewarding aspects to having the job, according to Evans. 

"It is very satisfying knowing you're helping someone and possibly preventing 
worse injury," Brittany Smith, student trainer, said. 

Trainers came across some unusual situations. "I was working at a cheerleader 
camp here one summer and one of the sponsors was on the fourth floor of Sabine 

Linda Stark, assistant trainer, 
checks Tony Maranto's improve- 
ment from a football injury. 



Student Athletic Trainers 

about 1 1:00 at night," Jason Wood, a graduate assistant trainer, said. "A girl came running and 
said that the sponsor had dislocated her knee doing the 'tootsie roll.' That was the weirdest 
thing for me." 

Trainers became involved for various reasons. According to Smith, her interest started in 
high school from stories a friend would come home and tell her about his college experience as 
a trainer. 

Delong also developed an interest in high school. "I've been a student trainer since I was 
a freshman in high school," Delong said. "In high school, everybody was either in sports or 
involved in them somehow. I wasn't very good at them, and I wanted to be involved." 

An interest in sports sparked Woods' beginning in training. "The reason I became a 
trainer is my unbelievable interest in sports," Wood said. "There came a time when I couldn't 
play sports anymore. I didn't want to let go, so I became involved with this. It's really satisfy- 

According to Delong, becoming an athletic trainer required a lot of training. At 
Northwestern, a student had to minor in athletic training in order to be a trainer. Participants 
received hands-on training and a work-study job allowing them to utilize their skills. 

Ginger McClelland 

Marissa Montes, student trainer 
applies a gel treatment to 
Nicole Melendy's knee injury 
from softball. 

Student Athletic Trainers 



Lady Demons discover opponents 


Tiffany Cronin, #12, 
serves the ball. 


Having had success in turning around 
struggling volleyball programs, first year head 
coach Mary DeJute and her team had their 
sights set on improving upon last year's disap- 
pointing 7-30 overall mark and winless con- 
ference campaign. 

Despite winning their first Southland 
Conference victory since 1993, however, the 
Lady Demons again posted a losing mark of 
6-27 overall, 1-15 SLC. 

Northwestern began the season on an 
odd note, winning its opener against Southern 
University by forfeit. 

In the first tournament of the year, the 
Northwestern State Invitational, the Lady 
Demons topped Prairie View once and 
Centenary twice, while losing close matches 
with Lamar and Texas-Pan American. 

"We could have won both matches," 
said DeJute. "We made some strides this 
weekend and learned a lot about our team." 

Northwestern stood at 4-2 heading 
into the Mississippi State Bulldog Invitational. 
The Lady Demons wouldn't fare as well in 
this second tournament of the season, howev- 
er, as they dropped three matches to host 
Mississippi State, Southeastern Louisiana, 
and Troy State, dropping their record to 4-5. 

From there, Northwestern would hit a 
skid, losing their next nine games before win- 
ning a huge contest against SLC foe 
Northeast Louisiana 17-15, 15-10, 12-15, 15- 
12 for their first conference victory in its last 
28 games and improving to 5-14. 

Yet, the rush of victory would not give 
the Lady Demons the momentum they would 
need in order to reverse their direction. They 
fell in their next six games before trouncing 
Southern in three sets 16-14, 15-5, 15-10 for a 
season-sweep of their non-conference foe. 

Unfortunately that would prove to be 
the last win of the season for the young 
Northwestern squad as they dropped their 
remaining seven games and missed the 



Southland Conference 

Given a little time, Coach 
DeJute will be able to mesh 
leveloping players with a new 
.ystem to form a base of stability 
ifter three disrupting coaching 
:hanges in the past four seasons. 
Vith a solid framework of coach- 
ng, development and recruiting, 
Northwestern Lady Demons vol- 
eyball is looking no place but up 

Michael Arnaud 

below left to right: Heather 
Krolczyk, #3, sets the ball for 
teammate Gretchen Hecht, #7 

Delphia Livings, #2, gets low for a 
return as teammates Amy Warren, 
#14, and Maggie Ehlers, #6, pre- 
pare to block the ball. 



f 1 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 


On June 22, 1996, seven stars, including football greats 
Joe Delaney, Isiah Robertson and Rosey Taylor were inducted 
into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame, officially joining the 
ranks of state sports legends. 

Also honored were Olympic gymnast Kathy Johnson 
Clarke, baseball's Earl "Moose" Wilson and Oliver Marcelle and 
basketball All-American Mike Green. 

The formal induction, held on the evening of June 22, 
capped off two days of festivities. 

Also honored during the induction ceremonies were vet- 
eran sportswriters Jerry Byrd of Shreveport and Joe Planas of 
Baton Rouge. Each of these sports journalist were honored with 
the state's Distinguished Service Award in Sports Journalism. 

Festivities during the 24th annual Hall of Fame activities 
included a press conference, a scramble golf tournament, a tour 
of Natchitoches, a reception at the Hall of Fame in Prather 
Coliseum and the induction and banquet ceremonies in the 
Student Union Ballroom. 

Founded by the Louisiana Sportswriters Association in 
1958, the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame found its permanent 
home at Northwestern State University in 1972. These inductees 
joined only 158 previous honorees enshrined in the Hall of 

Delaney, a Haughton native and graduate of Northwestern 
State University, was an All-American star in high school and 
college football and track and American Football Conference 
Rookie of the Year in 1982. During his football career at NSU, 
Delaney set a career rushing record with 3,047 yards on 615 car- 
ries, a 5.0 average and scored 27 touchdowns. In track, he set 
school records in the 100 and 200-meters and was part of the 
NCAA 400-meter relay championship team in 1981 when he 
earned All-American honors. In 1983, Delaney drowned in a 
heroic rescue attempt. 

Robertson, a New Orleans native, graduate of 
Covington's Pine View High School and a product of Southern 
University was a six-time Pro-Bowl selection and Southern's 
first college division All-American (1970). During the years 
1971-78, Robertson played with the Los Angeles Rams and four 
more years, 1979-82, with Buffalo as an outside linebacker. 
While at Southern University in 1970, he made The Sporting 
News and Time Magazine All-America teams along with AP and 
UP small-college All-America squads. The Rams' first-round 
draft pick, No. 10 overall, in 1970, he was the NFL Defensive 
Rookie of the Year in 1971 as chosen by AP and Pro Football 
Weekly. Robertson was named All-Pro in 1976 and 1977. He 


Hall of Fame 

had three interception runbacks for touchdowns in his career, 
including a 59-yard touchdown in a playoff win over Washington in 

Taylor, a New Orleans product, played defensive back at 
Grambling State in the late 1950's and early 1960's, and played in 
the NFL for 14 years with the Chicago Bears (1961-69), San Diego 
(1969), San Francisco (1970-71) and Washington (1972). His 414 
pass interception return yards was a Chicago career club record. 
Taylor made the Pro-Bowl in 1 964 and 1 969 and was an All-Pro 
choice in 1963. He helped the 49ers to the NFC title games in both 
his seasons with them and helped the Redskins make the Super 
Bowl in 1972. 

An All-American gymnast at Centenary College in 1978 and 
1979, Kathy Johnson made the US Olympic Team in 1980 and 
stayed around until 1984, winning two medals at the games in Los 
Angeles. Johnson won a silver with the US team and an individual 
bronze on the balance beam at the age of 24, an age that is consid- 
ered old for gymnastics. She came to Louisiana to train with Coach 
Vannie Edwards at Olympia Training Center in Belcher. She was the 
U.S. Gymnastics Federation "Gymnast of the Year" in 1977 and was 
all-around champion in the American Cup at Madison Square 
Garden. While attending Centenary College, Johnson led Centenary 
to two straight AIAW Small College national championships. 

Wilson, a native of Ponchatoula, spent 1 1 years in big 
leagues with his best season in 1967, when he was 22-1 1 with 
Detroit, leading the American League in wins that year. Wilson 
threw a no-hitter for Boston in 1962. The 6-3 right hander was 121- 
109 with a 3.69 career ERA, and struck out 1,452 batters in 2,051 
2/3 innings pitched. He had a career-best 200 strikeouts in 1966. 
Also a good hitter, he had 35 big league home runs. 

Marcelle, nicknamed "The Ghost of New Orleans," was one 
of the most talented Negro League players of the 1920's. The 
Thibodeaux native was named in a 1953 Pittsburg Courier poll as 
the Negro League's all-time greatest third baseman, ahead of future 
Baseball Hall of Famers Ray Dandridge and Judy Johnson. Marcelle 
had a Negro League lifetime average of .310 fro 1919-1930, posted 
a .305 average in eight winter league sessions in Cuba, including a 
league-high .393 in 1923-24. 

Green, a 6-10 center from McComb, Miss., set Louisiana 
Tech career records for 2,340 points and 1,575 rebounds, averaging 
22.9 points and 15.4 rebounds a game from 1969-74. He was the 
national college division "Player of the Year" in 1973 when he aver- 
aged 30.9 points per game and helped lead Tech to a 23-5 record 
and several No. 1 national rankings. Green was a four-time all-con- 
ference player, and Tech was 83-19 in his years there. In a 1973 
game, he set a school single-game record with 47 points and scored 
40 or more points in a game five times. Green was a No. 1 draft 
pick by the pros in 1974 and played seven professional seasons -- 
three in the ABA and four in the NBA. He scored 5.301 points in 
459 games. I ^^^^^^^ MM ^^^^^^^^^^ M Kevin Brough 

Hall of Fame 

During inaugural season, Lady Demons 


I '1 % 


Vikki Boyd defends the 
goal for the Lady Demons. 

The Lady Demons soccer team complet- 
ed part of its mission to establish a prominent 
soccer program for Northwestern but fell short 
of a winning record. 

Although the Lady Demons were 
defeated at all of its scheduled contests for the 
season, members developed as a team, starting 
a new era of women's soccer. The soccer team 
was optimistic throughout the entire season, 
accepting defeat, but at the same time they 
learned from their mistakes. This newly devel- 
oped team earned its spot in Northwestern 's 
history as the first NCAA Division I compet- 
ing women's soccer club. This first soccer team 
had a rough road during the last season paying 
their own dues and paving the way for future 
soccer enthusiasts. 

"Our goal for this season was to learn 
each other's playing style and to gel as a team," 
Maribeth Forrest, women's head soccer coach, 
said. "We were also looking to learn from our 

Women from throughout Louisiana, 
California and Texas were recruited to make 
the team of 1 5 players, consisting of eight 
freshmen, four sophomores and three juniors. 
This team was composed mostly of younger 
players who will develop during the season to 
come, ensuring a solid team for the Lady 

The goalkeepers for the team were 

Women's Soccer 

Vikki Boyd, Jennifer Gordan and Wendy 
Woodham. The three goalkeepers complement- 
ed each other: Boyd with her maturity, Gordan 
having strong distribution and Woodham with 

Heads up! Amy Lambre, 
#16, tries to get to the ball. 

Tammy Peck, #8, breaks 
away and moves toward the 

her speed and aggressive nature, according to Forrest. 

Four freshmen and two sophomores made up the mid- 
fielders who were signed by Forrest. Erin Carpenter, a fresh- 
man from Shreveport, received All City Team honors in 1 994 
and 1995 for playing for other soccer clubs. Amy Triplett, a 
freshman also from Shreveport, earned the Team 
Sportsmanship Award in Soccer in 1995. Kate Turner, a 
freshman from Lafayette, was named All District First Team 
in 1996. Jeantelle Duhon was also named All District First 
Team in 1995 and 1996 while in high school in Lafayette. 
Amy Lambre, a sophomore transfer from Rhode Island 
Junior College, was the leading scorer at Northshore High 
School. Sophomore Amy Choate from Natchitoches 
gained her experience from Natchitoches Central where T ' 
she played for two years. The midfielders were strong 
because they acquired experience and knowledge of the game before 
becoming Lady Demons. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^™ 

The defenders consisted of highly competitive women. Christy Benfield, a freshman from 
Deer Park, Texas, earned 1996 All Star Team honors. Jennifer Peck, a junior transfer from Ventura 
College, Calif., added experience to the young team. Sandy Baber, a freshman from Alexandria, 
will be a future force Forrest believed. 

Junior Tammy Peck, a transfer student from Ventura College, Calif., was positioned as one 
of the Demon strikers. The second striker was Kelly Knapschaefer from Bedford, Texas. 

'Although we were not successful as far as our win-loss record goes, we were very successful 
when it comes to the talent of the kids we brought in to the program," assistant coach Leslie Faber 

The Lady Demons faced a daunting opposition 
with the 1 9 matches that were scheduled for the season 
that closed in early November. The Lady Demons faced 
off with rivals McNeese, Centenary and Stephen F. 
Austin, plus competition from Alabama, Texas Christian 
University, Tulane, Mississippi State, Oklahoma State 
and Old Miss. This was a challenging agenda of com- 
petitors that carried Northwestern to and beyond their 

mits. Stretching the 
imits of defeat, they 
still came out as true 

Philip Wise & 
Angela Hennigan 

Tammy Peck stretches it 

Women's Soccer 


Though there is no team, soccer players find time to 


Soccer has recently become an increas- 
ingly popular sport with many Americans. 
Much of this popularity can be attributed to 
World Cup playoff competition that was held 
across the United States and to the American 
women's soccer team victory in the 1996 
Summer Olympic games. 

Club soccer, however, has been popular 
with many NSU students since the fall of 1992 
when the University got its first men's club soc- 
cer team. The men's team was soon followed 
with the addition of a women's team in the fall 
of 1994. 

Club soccer, which is funded by the 
Students Activity Board and fundraising done 
by team members, follows the same rules of 
NCAA soccer. It has proven to be an outlet for 
students wanting to play soccer but not on the 
national collegiate level. 

"Until the addition of the Women's 
NCAA team to the NSU Athletic Department, 
Club Soccer was the only way for students on 

Rob Dill and Shane Stevens travel 
the field in defense to assist 
teammate Scott Rogers. 

our campus to participate in a recreational form 
of the sport," John R. Foster, club soccer coach 
said. "Not all students have the desire or ability 
to play NCAA level sports, but they would like 
to continue to play for personal pleasure. Club 
Soccer does and will continue to offer that 

Foster feels that the sport is growing in 
popularity for a variety of reasons with the ben- 
efits of health and safety being some of the 
most important aspects. 

"It [soccer] is great exercise," he said. 
"The requirement to run will benefit the aver- 
age person. Parents of younger children see it as 
a safer exercise alternative to playing football. 
Secondly, it is relatively inexpensive to play. 
Finally it is a sport that either men or women 
can play well into their fifties or even sixties if 
they remain fit." 

Northwestern plays in the Gulf South 
Soccer Conference during the fall against other 
four year colleges and universities in Louisiana. 


Club Soccer 

"urrently, there are nine men's teams and five women's teams 
[Tie men's teams include: Tulane, LSU, USL, Southeastern, 
sJLU, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana College and NSU In 
he women's division, the teams are: Tulane, LSU, 
.ouisiana Tech, Louisiana College and NSU. Next 
all, the men's division will add McNeese and 
jrambling. Nichols will also add both a men's and 
vomen's team. 

Students who play club soccer think that the 
;port is gaining popularity because people are starting 
o take an active role in the sport. 

"I think soccer is becoming more popular with 
everyone because of the Major League Soccer 
Association and the US Women's National Team," 
>arah Lyles, a full back on the team stated. "More 
)eople look at that [the teams] and are getting 

Lyles went on to say that because of the nation- 
il attention of the US Women's National Team, people 
ire becoming more aware of women's ability in soc- 

"I hope that women's soccer becomes as popu- 
ar as men's soccer," she said. "Soccer is one of those 
;ports that women can play as well as men." 

Foster agrees with Lyles views and believes 
hat soccer will become even more popular than it is 

"I believe that soccer will become the most played 
;port in America in the next century," he commented. "It is a 
>port that can be played by a wide range of people." 

Nakia Bodley 

above: Renee Perot battles for the 
ball against her LSU opponent. 

below: Teilla Broussard faces off 
against a Tulane opponent as Renee 
Perot backs her up. 

Club Soccer 



Spectacular efforts by Lady Demon runners highlighted a magnificent 1996 Northwestern 
Cross Country campaign and Demon runners made marked strides throughout the season as both 
teams improved on last year's conference finishes. 

The season started with the Northwestern Invitational. The Lady Demons wasted no time in 
roaring out of the gates with a tie for first place with the University of Texas- Arlington out of a 
field of seven teams. Jody Gowdy led Northwestern with a 4th place 19:59 finish on the 5000m 
course. Christal Traylor and Robin Meyers followed with 6th (20:32) and 8th (20:56) place finish- 
es respectively. 

The Northwestern men finished 3rd in the meet behind UTA and Sam Houston. Top finish- 
ers for the Demons included Robert McCormack (5th, 27:06) and Robert Bonner (9th, 28:05). 

The Lady Demons dominated the field in their next meet, the 2 mile Louisiana Tech Cross 
Country Invitational, outdistancing a field of five Jody Gowdy again led Northwestern, finishing 
3rd (1 1:57). She was closely followed by Molly Magill who finished 4th with a time of 12:04. 

The Demons didn't fare as well, as they took home a fourth place finish out of six teams led 
by McNeese. Robert McCormack again had an outstanding meet, running to a third place finish 
with a time of 20:32. 

In their third meet of the season, the Lady Demons came up just three points short in a hotly 
contested battle with Tulane, finishing with 58 points to the Green Wave's 55 in the 3 mile Popeye's 
USL Ragin' Cajun Cross Country Invitational. This time Molly Magill led Northwestern with a 6th 
place, 19:06 finish and was followed by Robin Meyers who recorded an 8th place, 19:12 time. 

The Northwestern men finished in the middle of the pack, running to a 5th place finish in 
the 9squad field again led by McNeese. Juan Londono led Northwestern with a 22:29 time, good 
enough for 18th place. 

In the final meet before the Southland Conference Championships, the Lady Demons proved 
they were ready in winning the Northeast Louisiana Cross Country Invitational. Leading 


Cross Country 

Northwestern to the victory was Christal Traylor's seventh- 
dace, 14:29 finish over the 2.5 mile course. Her teammates 
vere right behind her with Molly Magill (10th, 14:37), Robin 
Beyers (1 lth, 14:41), Jody Gowdy (13th, 14:54), and Cynthia 
^uniz (15:06) rounding out the top finishers for the Lady 

In the men's race, Northwestern was fifth in a nine-team 
'ield led by Southern Mississippi. They were led by freshman 
lobert McCormack, fourth overall in 19:54. 

Texas-San Antonio swept both the women's and men's 
:ompetitions in the SLC Cross Country Championships at the 
)emon Hills Golf Course. The 18th ranked UTSA women's 
earn broke a meet record with a near perfect 2 1 points. The 

Benjamin Leger takes 
. part in the conference 

Lady Demons ran ^Sm^^ 
a sensational 2nd place finish behind a 
great Roadrunner team. 

Jody Gowdy was very happy with the 
team's performance. "UTSA is a great 
team. We're young, and I think we sur- 
prised a lot of people around the confer- 
ence with what we did today. I think 
we'll be in contention for the champi- 
onship in the future, " she said. 

Gowdy, one of three freshman among 
the top-five Northwestern finishers, ran 
19:22 over the 5,000m course to lead the 
team with a 12th place finish. Right on 
her heels were: freshman Christal 
Traylor, 13th in 19:26; junior Bridget 
Gharrity, 14th in 19:35; senior Robin 
Meyers, 15th in 19:37; and freshman 
Molly Magill, 17th in 19:39. 

Robert Bonner led the Northwestern 
men to a 7th place finish with an 18th 
place, 26:20 showing. 

The Lady Demon's season was 
^™ not yet over, however, as they were 
primed to compete in the District VI 
meet at the University of North Texas. With close to 70 qualifying teams, and 15-16 actually compet- 
ing, it would prove to be the stiffest competition the young Northwestern field would face all season. 
Northwestern would more than hold their own with a very respectable 1 1th place finish. 

With young talent performing at such a high level so early in their careers, both the mens and 
women's cross country teams and supporters have much to look forward to in future seasons. The 
race has begun, and both teams show no indications of looking over their shoulders. 

Robin Meyers runs past a 
Northeast competitor. 

Michael Arnaud 

Cross Country 


Overcoming injuries, the Lady Demons come 



After a disappointing season spawned by crip- 
pling injuries to top players Ljudmila Pavlov and 
Natalie Opoku, Northwestern tennis was hoping that a 
little off-time would bring them back to the champi- 
onship form it displayed in winning the conference 
championship in 1994. 

At the start of the season, the Lady Demons 
team was forced to forfeit its first three games against 
Baylor. Because Kourtney Kentzel and Tanya Doty 
were walk-ons, they needed to be cleared by the 
NCAA for eligibility, a process not completed by the 

Bent on avenging this season-opening anomaly, 
Northwestern brought its 0- 1 record to the Tulane 
Quadrangular. Although Pavlov won her match at the 
No. 1 singles position, the rest of the team could not 
find its rhythm, as the Lady Demons dropped its two 
matches, 5-2 to Southern Mississippi and 6-1 to host 

Bringing a 0-3 record into their conference 
opener against Stephen F. Austin, Northwestern knew it 
had some regrouping to do if it was to have a success- 
ful conference campaign. And regroup they did, smash- 
ing SFA 7-2 in grand fashion in Nacogdoches, Texas. 

In their mid-season match against McNeese 
State, the Lady Demons squeaked out a 5-4 victory 
despite playing without top player Pavlov who was 


from the top: Christine Dodge 
anticipates the ball. Jelena Lukic 
goes great lengths with her back- 
hand. Ljudmila Pavlov returns the 
ball with skill showing why she 
held her No. 1 ranking. 

opposite page: Julie Lessiter fol- 
lows through on a serve. 

again sidelined with a shoulder injury. 
Northwestern improved to 3-5, 3-1 
Southland Conference with the win. 

Perhaps hampered by more 
injuries than was evident, the Lady 
Demons were defeated by the Northeast 
Lady Indians 8- 1 , before squeezing past 
previously undefeated in conference play 
Texas-San Antonio, 5-4. 

Despite this significant victory, 
Northwestern fell to 4-7, 4-3 SLC with a 
loss to Southwest Texas State. 

As if an injury to Pavlov wasn't 
bad enough, No. 2 singles player Opoku 
was out with a foot injury. This deadly 
combination was too much for 
Northwestern to overcome as the Lady 
Demons lost again, falling to North Texas 
8-1, dropping its record to 4-9, 4-5 SLC. 

Entering the SLC tournament in 
Monroe, the Lady Demons had finished 
sixth in the regular season race. Lost 
opportunities due to debilitating injuries 
frustrated Coach Willie Paz. 

"It's been a struggle to stay 
healthy this season but we're feeling pret- 
ty good right now," he said. "We're just 
concentrating on playing smart tennis for 
the tournament." 

Northwestern would improve upon 
its regular season finish as Jelena Lukic 
earned a first place finish at the No. 4 
position, lifting Northwestern to a fourth 

As she struggled to 
overcome a foot 
injury in 1994, 
Opoku would once 
again find limited 
playtime due to 

place finish in SLC tournament action. 

Pavlov gave a heroic effort, making it 
to the final round at the No. 1 slot before 
losing in three sets 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, playing 
through shoulder injuries and blisters. 

Losing only two seniors, Opoku and 
Christine Dodge, Northwestern will definite- 
ly again have the talent to contend for an 
SLC championship. Only time will tell if 
injuries will relent and allow the true power 
of Lady Demon tennis to make itself felt. 

Michael Animal 



Playing in the SLC Championships the Demons, 


The 1996 Northwestern Baseball season began with high 
expectations, from both within and outside the organization. 

This was nothing to the three-time defending Southland 
Conference Champions because "expectations" were exactly what 
the word connoted — expected. Being picked to finish second in 
conference was perhaps not an honor, but more of an affront. The 

Rick Metcalfe, #33, 
'throws a strike. 

Demons were accustomed to being the best. But with conference 
nemesis Northeast Louisiana returning all but two players from 
the team that won last year's conference tournament, the Demons 
possibly had to work harder to prove it . 

Northwestern began the season with a 1 0-game home stand 
and a 9-1 drubbing of in-state opponent Louisiana College, fol- 
lowed by a 21-4 smashing of Centenary College. In the first 
game, Mark Burke s grand slam home run in the bottom of the 
8th inning broke open a close game to help Northwestern to the 
victory. In the second, the Demons sent 14 batters to the plate and 
scored 1 1 runs in the first inning as they cruised to the win. 



The first test of the season came next as the Arkansas 
Razorbacks of the SEC brought its 5-0 record to Natchitoches to face 
the 3-0 host Demons. The Hogs would prove to be more than up to the 
task in sweeping three games from Northwestern, capping off its suc- 
cessful stint with a 10-5 

About midway 
through the schedule, hav- 
ing been swept by 
Northeast and having lost 
seven of its last eight 
games, Northwestern (15- 
17, 5-10 SLC) would face 
its biggest challenge of the 
year in No. 6 ranked LSU 
Tigers in Baton Rouge. The 
Demons proved it was 
much better than its record 
indicated by sweeping two 
games from the Tigers 10- 
5, 6-5, with the second 
game highlighted by the 
ninth-inning heroics of 
Nick Simokatis. His sacri- 
fice fly in the top of the 
ninth gave Northwestern a 
lead it would not relinquish 
in the 6-5 thriller at Alex 
Box Stadium. Kevin 
Needham picked up the 
win for the Demons, pitch- 
ing 3 1/3 innings, giving up 
two hits and no runs. 

Outfielder Brent 
Trosclair nabbed state base- 
ball's "Player of the Week" 
honor after helping 
Northwestern take two of 
three from Nicholls State, 
and with the sweep of LSU, 
finishing the week with a 
.380 average including 
going 5-9 with 7 RBIs against the Tigers. 

Coming on strong late in the conference race after taking two of 
three from league favorite Northeast, the Demons (31-25, 14-16 SLC) 
assured itself of another berth in the SLC tournament and another shot 
at an NCAA regional tournament bid. 

Pitcher Jon Black, 
#13, discusses the next 
play with catcher Juan 
Navarro, #9. 



Northwestern headed into the SLC Tournament 
in Shreveport eager to show its mettle after missing 
out on the NCAA regionals the year before. 

First up for the Demons was Southwest Texas 
State, also coming into the tournament on the 
upswing, having won seven of its last 1 1 games. The 
battle of the late-season "surgers" was close, but 
Northwestern would lose its first game of the tourna- 
ment for the fourth consecutive year, an 11-10 deci- 

sion at the hands of the Bobcats. 

Now one loss from elimination, the Demons 
faced Texas-Arlington. Trailing 5-1 heading into the 
bottom of the seventh, Will Pearce knocked a two-run 
single with two outs to cap a 5-run inning, propelling 
Northwestern to a 7-6 win over the Mavericks. 

After eliminating Southwest Texas State with a 
revenge rematch, the Demons were set to spar with 
No. 1 seed Northeast Louisiana (41-19). Pearce again 
came up big for Northwestern, hitting two home runs 
and driving in six runs, helping Northwestern (34-26) 
to a 7-4 victory and eliminating the Indians from the 

Catapulted into the championship game against 
preseason cellar pick Sam Houston (29-30), the 
Demons were faced with the task of taking two from 
the Bearkats, who had yet to lose in the tournament. 



Northwestern would be unable to turn the trick even once; however, as the Demons 
ame up on the short end of a 10-inning thriller 8-7, marking the second time in three years 
Northwestern was runner-up in the tournament. 

On his way to being named the tournament's MVP, Brent Bubela of Sam Houston hit a 
-un-scoring double in the bottom of the 10th to give the Bearkats a lead they would not sur- 

Northwestern, finishing its season at 34-27, placed five players on the all-tournament 
:eam: George Kellert, first baseman; Fred Ortega, third baseman; Juan Navarro, catcher; 
Pearce, outfielder; and David Balcer, pitcher. 

Season-ending honors were also earned by several Northwestern players. Simokatis, 
designated hitter, was the only Demon to earn first-team All-SLC honors after batting .352 
vvith eight home runs and 52 RBIs. Second-team honors went to Tony Pezely, shortstop; Zach 
vlartin, pitcher; Rick Metcalfe and Ortega. 

Robert Hewes, second baseman, and Simkoatis went on to be named to the Louisiana 
Sportswriters Association All-Louisiana second-team. Hewes batted .310 with 54 runs scored, 
57 hits, 49 RBIs and a school-record 47 walks. 

Michael Arnaud 

An Arkansas slides safely into third base 
past Tony Pezely, #18. 



Catcher Nicole 
Melendy prepares her 
gear for the next play. 

Young team struggles with 


Molding a successful program in any sport is never 
accomplished instantaneously. 

In Coach Gay McNutt's first year at the helm of 
Northwestern Lady Demon softball, the team struggled to a 
disappointing 13-37 overall record. Although the 1996 team 
ended the year with similar (10-41, 7-14 SLC) records, the 
Lady Demons came on strong in the latter half of the year, 
making its presence felt in the Southland Conference. 

"We were extremely young and young teams are usual- 
ly inconsistent," McNutt said. "We had flashes of brilliance 
through most of the season, but really began to play consistent 
ly well at the end of the conference race. With a team that's 
rebuilding, that is your first goal, to improve each game." 

Northwestern began the season in the NLU Mardi Gras 
Classic with host Northeast. The Lady Demons would open on a 
sour note, falling to the Lady Indians 7-0, and would be unable to 
regroup, dropping four more games in the tournament: 6-3 to 
Tulsa, 8-0 to Sam Houston, 9-1 to Oklahoma, and a close 5-4 deci- 
sion to preseason SLC favorite, McNeese State. 

The road did not get any easier for Northwestern as they trav- 
eled to Tucson, Az., to participate in the Arizona Wildcat Classic, a 
tournament laden with national powers. 

The Lady Demons played the Tennessee Lady Volunteers closel) 
for five innings but couldn't keep pace as Tennessee pulled away for ar 
1 1-3 win. 

In the second game, No. 2 ranked host Arizona exploded for foi 
runs in each of the first four innings and justified its ranking with a 16 
4 demolition. 

bove: Laura Patton strikes at the plate 

t left: Second baseman Melissa Poore prepares to 
eturn the ball in game action. 



The Lady 
Demons would 
fall again to both 
Tennessee 8-1 
and to Arizona 
1 14-1, before 
I winning their 
& first contest of 
the tournament 
in their third 
matchup with 
the Lady Vols, 
J 2-0, as fresh- 
man Jennifer 
pitched a five- 
With bolstered spirits and 
renewed determination, Northwestern 
tackled the Arizona giant one final time. 
With a vastly improved effort and a 
seemingly new team, the Lady Demons 
battled the Lady Wildcats closely before 
finally succumbing 7-4, dropping its 
record to 2-11. 

Northwestern split two games 
with Southeastern Louisiana, bringing 
its record to 3-12 entering the first SLC 
series against Texas-San Antonio. The 
1 996 conference debut would not be 
one to remember as the Lady Demons 
were swept in the three-game series. 
Northwestern would be swept 
again by Texas-Arlington before win- 
ning its first conference game against 
Southwest Texas State 1-0. SWT would 
win the final two games 6-2, 7-5, how- 
ever, dropping the Lady Demons to 4- 
26, 1-7 SLC. 

Northwestern came roaring back 
in its next series with Stephen F. Austin, 

Becca Allen takes her turn at the 



t left: Jennifer Painter swings at the 
pproaching ball. 

weeping a double-header 3-1,2-1 before 
ailing 3-1 in the final game. 

The Lady Demons' next major 
chedule challenge awaited in Lafayette 
n the form of the No. 6 ranked 
Jniversity of Southwestern Louisiana 
^ady Cajuns. The visitors would not find 
he Lady Cajuns hospitable, as they were 
wept 2-0, 8-0, falling to 6-32 on the 

It was at this point in the SLC 
ace that the Lady Demons would come 
>n strong, taking two of three from Sam 
Houston 1-4, 4-3, 8-0, and two of three 
rom McNeese 1-0, 3-2, 0-7, improving 
heir record to 10-36, 7-14 SLC. 

As the season wore down, 
vforthwestern faced league-leading 
Nicholls State. The Lady Colonels were 
lungry to clinch their third-straight con- 
ference crown, however, and took care of 
business, dispensing with the Lady 
Demons in a 7-0, 4-0, 9-2 sweep. These 
>eason-ending losses dropped 
Northwestern to a final record of 10-41, 
7-17 SLC. 

Faced with the most challenging 
schedule in school history and the tribu- 
ations of a young team learning to work 
:ogether, Northwestern may not have had 
:he success it worked so hard to gain. 
Winning, however, is not the only mea- 
sure of success. 

Late strides and continual signs of 
improvement throughout the season give 
many Northwestern fans and players a 
sense of excitement and anticipation 

Coach Gay McNutt gives instructions for th 
next play. 

heading into next season. 

A great recruiting class and the departure of 
only three seniors give coach McNutt a deservedly 
optimistic outlook. "We'll miss our seniors, but 
we'll have a much more experienced team back 
next year knowing, not wondering, if they can com- 
pete with the best teams in our league," McNutt 

Michael . Inuiml 



Individual stand-outs help teams to 


Improvement was the theme this year as the Northwestern track teams 
improved not only on last season's finish, but also throughout the year. 

Uncharacteristically low finishes in the Southland Conference Indoor 
Championships set the stage for a run at the outdoor titles for both men and 

Joe Rhyans' win in the 55-meter hurdles, combined with second place fin- 
ishes from Terrance Bean in the high jump and Ronnie Powell in the 55-meter 
dash, led the Northwestern men to fourth place in the 10-team SLC Indoor Track 
and Field Championships. 

In the women's competition, Northwestern 's best finish was Tiffany 
Cronin's third place in the triple jump, leaving the Lady Demons at the bottom of 
the field. Texas-Arlington swept the honors, winning both the mens and women's 




■■ i 

Tashay Holmes com- 
pletes her leg of the 
4X1 00-meter relay. 

After two non-scoring 
tune-ups at the Northwestern 
Relays and at the LSU 
Relays, the Demons and 
Lady Demons began the 
1996 Outdoor season in 
earnest at the Northeast 
Louisiana Super 1 Relays. 

Allen Smith led the 
men to a second place team 
finish, with winning perfor- 
mances in both the discus 
and javelin. Other first place 
performances came from 
Mike Heimerman in the shot 
put (52-9 1/4), Jeremy 
Huffman in the 1500-meter 
run (4:01.17), Ron Lewis in 
the 400 (48.22) and from the 
4x1 00-meter relay team of 
Ronny Powell, Chad Lynch, 
Sidney Montague and Lewis 

In leading the women 
to third place, Niema 
Malone won the long jump 
(19-2 1/2). Melissa Carr 
took the 800-meter (2:20.59) 
while Tara Coston was an 
NCAA automatic qualifier 
in the triple jump, going 43- 
1 meters to win. 

The Texas Relays in 
Austin was the place where 
two Northwestern athletes 
posted person bests and top 
school finishes. 
Heimerman 's 53-7 3/4 shot put was fifth-best in school histor> 

Smiths 172-7 
meter discus throw was good for fourth-best in school history. 

Records continued to tumble as Smith won the discus at the Stephen F. 
Austin Twilight Invitational with a school-best throw of 180-3. Meet-best perfor- 
mances by Kenta Bell in the triple jump (42-5 1/4) and Mike Heimerman in the 
shot put (54-1) helped Smith lead the men to a second place finish behind host 
SFA. Cronin led a barrage of seven top finishes to lead the women to a solid 
third place finish. 



at left: Allen Smith throws the discus in 

below: Juan Londono runs ahead of a 
Northeast opponent in the 1500-meter 



Sidney Montague (left) pulls ahead of 
.Chad Lynch (right) in a 100-meter 
heat at the SLC Outdoor 

These excellent performances catapulted Northwestern to its best performance of the 
year as it swept both team titles at the Northwestern Invitational. A dozen Northwestern ath- 
letes recorded personal bests, led by a school 19 — 1 1/2 long jump by Malone. 

"We've never had so many national qualifying performances at this meet, although we 
always have several national-class marks," Coach Leon Johnson, a 14-year veteran, said. "The 
track was fast, the runways were fast, the wind conditions were favorable, and most important, 
the athletes responded." 

And respond they did, with three athletes setting marks that bettered NCAA provisional 
qualifying standards: Montague, long jump (25-10); Allen Smith, discus ( 178-1 1 ): and 
Ronnie Powell, 100-meter sprint ( 10.41 ). 

This dominant showing would be just the impetus needed to propel Northwestern to 
strong finishes in the season finale SLC Outdoor Championships. 

Michael Arnaud 



Northwestern hosts the SLC 



Mike Heimerman 

Senior Sidney Montague would score in 
four events, totaling 20 points, leading the 
Northwestern men to a much improved third 
place finish in the 1996 Southland Conference 
Outdoor Track and Field Championships. 

Texas-Arlington won the meet with 146 
points, followed by Southwest Texas State 
with 141 points, and Northwestern with 102 

Montague finished second in the long 
jump, third in the triple jump (49-1 1), fifth in 

the 100 meter dash (10.58) and was a member of throws the shotput at 
the Demons' second place 4x 1 00 meter relay the championships. 
team (40.42) ™"^^^^^^^^™ 

Several other athletes were successful in helping Montague lead Northwestern 
to the solid finish. Allen Smith was second in the discus with a 180-2 throw, while 
Ronnie Powell joined Montague on the second place 4x100 meter relay team and ran 
third in the 100-meter final (10.43). 

Terrance Bean successfully defended his 1995 SLC title with a 7'3" high jump, 
edging NCAA Indoor champion Michael Roberson of McNeese State. Bean's season 
did not end there, however, as he went on to win All-American honors with a ninth 
place finish at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Montague also 
competed in the meet, finishing 16th in the long jump competition, recording a 24-3 
1/2 mark. 

On the women's side, Tiffany Cronin's second place 40-0 triple jump led the 
Lady Demons to a fifth place, 49 point showing. Texas-San Antonio won the meet 
with 159 points. Tianna Cook ran fourth in the 400 meter hurdles ( 1 :04.05) for the 
Lady Demons, who were fifth in the 4x100 meter relay (47.00) and who got a fifth 
from Stacy Gay (56.40) in the 400 meter dash. 

Superior coaching, natural talent, and hard work have made Northwestern track 
and field a perennial power to be respected. Pride in past achievements and the desire 
to uphold that tradition should make next year's team eager to repeat and surpass this 
season's outstanding performances. 

Michael Arnaud 



INiema Malone 
captures the con- 
feremce title in the 
long jump. 



Gaining momentum in '97 season, Demons earn SLC 


Heading into the last seven games of the 1995-96 season, Northwestern was a team strug- 
gling to find some coherence. Riding a three-game losing streak in the midst of a 

4-15, 2-9 SLC season, the Demons were hardly the team that 
snuck up on the league a year ago en route to a surprising confer- 
ence finish. Northwestern was a young team, boasting only one 
senior, and could only look to the 1 996-97 season as the year mer- 
cifully ground to a halt. 

Northwestern would win its next game against Southwest 
Texas State 57-41, holding the Bobcats to the second-lowest point 
total in 25 seasons. Seth LeGrand led the low-scoring affair with 
12 points, with Ryan Bundy and Stephen Barnes each adding 10 
for the Demons. 

From there it would be all downhill for Northwestern who 
would lose its last six games of the season to finish 5-21 overall, 
3-15 SLC. 

In San Antonio, league- 
leading Texas-San Antonio 

Marche' Beard, #00, tests the 

final three minutes to steal the win. 

After topping Texas-Arlington in 
the first meeting of the year, the 
Demons struggled mightily from the 
floor in the second after, shooting a sea- 
son-low 32.8 percent from the floor, and 
a dismal 21.7 percent (5-23) from the 

topped the Demons 
95-84 despite 23 from 
Gary Henderson. 

again could not capi- 
talize on a three-game 
homestand, dropping 
three decisions to 
Sam Houston State 
70-69, Texas- 
Arlington 73-64, and 
North Texas 78-53. 

Against Sam 
Houston, two free 
throws with seven 
seconds remaining by the 
Bearkats' Quinton McLeod 
sealed the victory in a comeback 
effort that saw Sam Houston come from seven down in the 

above: Marche' Beard prepares to dish. 

at right: Seth LeGrand, #55, soars above a 
University of Texas-San Antonio defender 
for a lay-up. 


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hree-point line. No one scored in double digits for Northwestern which got 9 points apiece from 
Charles Duncan and Charlie Johnson. 

North Texas outscored Northwestern 22-5 over the final eight minutes, stretching an 8-point lead 
with 8:07 left in the game into the final 25-point margin. Again, poor shooting plagued the Demons. 
who shot only 38.7 percent for the game. Northwestern was led by Hendersons and Bundy's 14 and 1 1 
ooints, respectively. 

Northwestern would face its final two games of the season on foreign courts as it traveled to 
Stephen F. Austin and Sam Houston State, the second meeting in five games against the Bearkats. 

A 14-3 run with 4:56 remaining erased an 1 1 -point deficit and tied the game at 65, but the 
Demons would never capture the lead as the Lumberjacks held on for a 76-70 win. Bund) had an out- 
standing game both offensively, scoring 20 points, and defensively, igniting the second half run to give 
Northwestern a shot at the victory. 

In the final game of the season, Sam Houston would not have to steal a one-point \ ictory, as the 

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Bearkats shot a scorching 53.4 percent and 
50 percent from beyond the arc to top 
Northwestern 85-64 behind 20 points and 13 
boards from Frank Mata. 

Head Coach J. D. Barnett said the sea- 
son's results adversely affected his team. "It's 
a snowball effect," he said. "We're already 
frustrated at the way the season has gone. 
When we can't score, and run into a hot- 
shooting team, it is very tough for this team 
to fight through the adversity. We couldn't 

The beginning of the 1996-97 season 
was a welcome event as Northwestern was 
anxious to erase memories of last year's dis- 
astrous finish and to begin the new season 
with a fresh outlook. 

The Demons looked impressive in its 
opening exhibition wins, topping the 100- 
point mark against both the Barksdale 
Bombers and VASDA. 

The first real test of the season, how- 
ever, would come in Starksville, Miss., 
against SEC member Mississippi State. 
Northwestern surprised the larger school by 
trailing by only one, 35-34 at halftime, after 
leading by as many as 10 in the opening stan- 
za. But turnovers on Northwestern 's first four 
possessions set the tone for the rest of the 
game as it went on to lose to the Bulldogs by 
17, 78-61. The Demons actually out-rebound- 
ed State, 41-40, but couldn't win the battle of 
points, shooting only 35 percent. 

Northwestern would get some measure 
of redemption in its regular-season home 
opener against Arkansas-Monticello, bomb- 
ing the Boll Weevils 1 16-77. Stephen Barnes 
and Sam Alexander pumped in 21 and 20 
points respectively in leading the hot-shoot- 
ing Demons (52 percent from the field) to the 
lopsided win. 

Unbeaten Southwest Missouri State 
came calling to Natchitoches and escaped 
with a 2-point, 75-73 victory, thanks to Ryan 
Bettenhausen's 15-foot jumper with four sec- 
Wide-open, Ryan Bundy, #11, gets two 
points for the Demons with a lay-up against 
Southwest Texas. 

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at left: Sam Alexander, 
#23, drives against a 
Southwest Texas oppo- 

at right: Alexander takes 
the lead himself — he 
shoots and scores! 

nds remaining. Dropping to 2-3, Northwestern was led by 
eGrand's game-high 26 points. 

Another unbeaten in the form of Samford came to town 
3ur days later. But this time, Northwestern would place the 
irst blemish on the Bulldogs' record with a convincing 58-46 
ictory. LeGrand again led the Demons with 1 7 points. 

Northwestern lost a heartbreaking 71-96 overtime deci- 
ion to Grambling, overcoming a 20-point second-half deficit, 
efore sliding past Southeastern Louisiana 92-87, evening its record at 4-4. 

Northwestern (4-6) would lose two decisions to both Baylor and Colorado before its SLC opener 
gainst Sam Houston in Huntsville, Texas. The game would mark the beginning of a three-game confer- 
nce winning streak as the Demons disposed of the Bearkats 83-47 on its way to defeating Stephen F. 
vustin 75-66 and Texas-San Antonio 77-59 to capture an early conference lead. 

Fickle fortune would then turn, as a three-game losing streak evened the Demons' conference 
2cord at 3-3 with losses to Southwest Texas 65-58, Nicholls State 86-71 and McNeese 97-77. Shooting 
ercentages were the telling statistic as Northwestern (7-9, 3-3) shot only 36 percent in the streak com- 
ared to 48 percent for its opponents. 

Northwestern split its next two games, a 58-53 win against Texas-Arlington, and a 70-65 loss to 
Jortheast, a game in which the Demons (8-10, 4-4) suited up only nine players because of injury and 

Three-game streaks appeared to be the rule in the Demons' next game against Sam Houston 

State. Northwestern snapped its own three-game losing streak 
while breaking the Bearkats' three-game winning streak in a 
87-67 victory, the first win in a series of four for the Demons 
as they also beat Stephen F Austin 69-63, Nicholls State 90- 
73, and McNeese 96-88, raising their record to 12-12, 8-6 
SLC, clinching a place in the Century Cellunet SLC 
Classic. With only two games remaining in the season. 
Northwestern had the momentum to make a run at a 
high-seed and an automatic berth in the NCAA 
Tournament. ^^^^™ 

s the Demons' sixth man 

Michael Animal 

Men's Basketful// 




Losing 5 seniors from 95-96 super season, 


Amanda Cooper, #2 1 , prepares 
for a free throw against the 
University of Texas- San 



An odd feeling hung in the air over the Northwestern Lady Demon basketball organization 
heading into the end of the 1995-96 season. Tied for second place in conference behind league-lead- 
ing Stephen F. Austin, the Lady Demons were in excellent position to make a run at the regular-sea- 
son title and a high seeding in the SLC tournament. Yet something was amiss. It seemed almost as if, 
in an imperceptible way, the hugely successful machine that was Lady Demon basketball was slowly 
grinding to a halt. Four returning starters and three preseason All-SLC picks weren't supposed to be 
dueling it out for second or third place — they were supposed to be battling their conference nemesis 
Ladyjacks for the coveted titles and for the NCAA tournament berth of which they were jilted a sea- 
son ago. Yet, even at 15-7, 10-3 SLC, heading into the final five regular season games there was a 
feeling that Northwestern was somehow tired. There was no question that the talent was there, but the 
fire seemed to be fading. 

Northwestern began its final push toward the conference tournament with a contest in San 
Antonio against Texas-San Antonio (8-13, 4-9). The Lady Demons held the Lady Roadrunners to a 
paltry 36.7 percent from the floor with some tenacious defense to knock-off UTSA 93-74. Angela 
Simpson and Nicole Lacy each had 19 points to lead Northwestern, and Amanda Cooper added a 
career-high 1 8 points on perfect 8-8 from the field and 2-2 from the line shooting. 

Women's Basketball 

Northwestern (16-7, 1 1 
) would stumble in its next 
ontest, however, as Texas- 
Arlington escaped its trip to 
Natchitoches with a narrow 
.5-63 win. Shooting a season- 
dw 33.3 percent from the 
ield, the Lady Demons fell 
ito a third place tie in the 
onference standings with 
lam Houston. 

Perhaps the most suc- 
essful nucleus in Lady 
)emon history in Joskeen 
jarner, Angela Simpson, 
Itephanie Shaw, Shirlynda 
Villiams and Cynthia Brown| 
>layed their last home game 
gainst North Texas in their 
ext matchup. Shaw and 
iimpson each scored 19 
ioints to lead a balanced 
Northwestern (17-8, 12-4) 
ebound thrashing of the 
.ady Eagles. 

Head Coach James 
Jmith had words of 
iraise for the seniors. 
These five seniors have 
epresented themselves, 
heir teammates and 
heir school with a lot of pride 
nd have accomplished an 
wful lot during their four 
'ears," he said. 

That confidence builder 
vas exactly what was needed 
leading into one of the most 
>ivotal games of the season. 
Besides the conference stand- 
ngs, pride was at stake in a 
:ontest between two great 
ivals. The Lady Demons had 
10 trouble getting up for the 
;ame in the hostile confines of 
ohnson Coliseum in 
Nacogdoches, but lost a 77-75 
lailbiter to the No. 21 
^adyjacks, as SFA rallied from 

at right: Louise Chase, 
#3, known as "the Chase" 
contributes in her inau- 
gural season with the 
Lady Demons, shooting a 
three-pointer from the 

Women's Basketful!/ 

five points down in the final 5:34 to eke out the 

"I thought we played good 
enough to win tonight," Smith said. 
"Losing this game isn't devastating, 
not the way we played. We need to 
take care of business at Sam 
Houston and get ready for the con- 
ference tournament." 

Against the Lady Kats, Angela 
Simpson would almost single-hand- 
edly take matters into her own hands, 
pouring in 28 points as Northwestern 
(18-9, 13-5) not only wrapped up the 
victory with the 82-73 win, but also 
the No. 3 seed in the Century Cellunet 
SLC Classic. 

Simpson would continue her hot shooting, 
burying 9-16 field goals while pulling down seven 
rebounds and dishing out seven assists, leading the 
Lady Demons (19-9) to a 74-66 victory in 
the first round of the SLC tournament 
against Texas-Arlington. Joskeen Garner, 
playing with the flu, still managed a dou- 
ble-double with 21 points and 1 1 rebounds. 
Stephanie Shaw chipped in with 13 points. 

The win propelled Northwestern 
into the semifinals and a bout with No. 2 
seed Southwest Texas. The Lady Demons 
fell behind 9-0 to begin the game, and 
could not find their rhythm as the Lady 
Bobcats took advantage of Joskeen 
Garner's illness to take a solid 80-70 victo- 
ry in Northwestern 's (19-10) final game of 
the season. Angela Simpson was the work- 
horse in the game, scoring a career-high 45 
points, but did not get any help as no other 
player scored in double figures. 

The 1996-1997 season got under- 
way with an almost entirely new cast of 
players. A highly touted recruiting class 
was added to two returning starters for an 
untested mix. Many routes were possible 
for the young team and the progression of 
the season was the only thing that would 
unravel the uncertainty surrounding the 
new team. 

After a season-opening loss to 
Southern University, the Lady Demons 
captured their first win of the season, a 
91-73 romp over Louisiana College in 

n left: Sonya Bearden, #14, 
drives against the competi- 

A junior transfer 
Angelina Junior 
College, #22 Mia 
Cook slashes through 
the defense. 

Women's Basketball 

Northwestern 's home opener. Sophomore Sonya Bearden poured in 25 points and Louise Chase added 
4 points and 12 rebounds to help Northwestern (1-1) to the victory. 

Next up for the Lady Demons was the Sheraton Capstone Inn Women's Basketball Classic at the 
Jniversity of Alabama. Northwestern lost a close 73-70 decision against Lynn University before bounc- 
ng back with an equally narrow 66-63 victory against Jackson State in the consolation match. Sonya 
iearden again led Northwestern (2-2) in the scoring department with 23 and 21 points respectively, 
;oing 1 l-of-24 from the three-point line in the two games. 

The Lady Demons chalked up a 88-59 thrashing of Arkansas-Pine Bluff behind 17 points from 
tearden before heading down to Orlando for the Gooding's Holiday Classic. There, Northwestern (3-2) 
;ot past UNC-Charlotte 84-72 before losing to No. 17 Auburn 80-57, and Central Florida 86-81, falling 
D 4_4 on the year heading into the SLC opener against No. 23 SFA. 

The Ladyjacks justified their ranking with a 101-68 thrashing of the Lady Demons. Trailing by 
inly three after the first 12 minutes, Northwestern (4-5, 0-1) was unable to hold SFA as they exploded 
d a 30 point halftime advantage. 

The losing streak would continue, as Northwestern lost decisions to Texas-San Antonio 66-64, 
nd to Southwest Texas 82-58, tying a 17-year old record for consecutive losses dating back to 1978-79. 

The Lady Demons would refuse to take the dubious place in the history books as they ended the 
treak with a 85-72 victory over SLC winless Nicholls State. Senior Nicole Lacy scored 16 points and 
'ulled down 1 1 boards to pace Northwestern (5-7, 1-3). 

The tide would not turn, however, as Northwestern (6-9, 2-5) dropped decisions to McNeese 
itate and to Texas-Arlington before holding off 
he Lady Indians of Northeast 76-67 behind 18 
>oints from Sonya Bearden. 

The win against the Lady Indians would 
'rove to be a precursor to a four-game losing 
treak. The Lady Demons dropped two contests 
3 Southwest Texas and Texas- San Antonio 
<efore a narrow loss 69-67 to Sam Houston 
vfter taking a 56-37 leads with 1 1:32 remaining 
a the game, the Ladykats went on a 23-3 run to 
laim the lead and the win. Next up for 
Jorthwestern was the team that had wiped them 
ut earlier in the year — 21st-ranked Stephen F. 
vustin. The Lady Demons showed they had 
lade huge strides since then with a respectable 
0-point 87-77 loss at the hands of the 

From then on, Northwestern would reel 
>fT four straight wins, upping its record to 10- 
3, 5-9 SLC.The streak included wins over 
vrkansas-Pine Bluff 76-57, Nicholls State 85- 
6, McNeese State 75-65, and Sam Houston 79- 

Although the Lady Demons failed to 
nake the SLC Tournament for the first time in 
ix years, late-season flashes of brilliance pro- 
ided a glimpse into the promising future of 
.ady Demon Basketball. SSS Michael Annual 

An airborne Amanda 
ICooper, #21, goes up 
■ for an acrobatic shot. 

Women's Bash'tlui// 


Northwestern State Rowing Team returns 

Varsity Womens 4+ pulls 
away from Kansas and Tulsa 
durring a home victory. 

Spring of 1996 was a year of accomplish- 
ments for the NSU rowing team. The relatively 
young team proved that they were a force to be 
reckoned with. NSU rowers held their own against 
teams such as Duke, Drake, Purdue, Tulane, and 
many other top schools with competitive rowing 

The spring season was especially successful 
where the varsity women were concerned. With 
only six returning varsity women, the women were 
forced to work harder than ever. Missing practices 
and failing to complete extra workouts was not an 

The women's team took first 
place at the Atlanta Rowing 
Festival; third place in Gainsville, 
Fla.; and first or second at almost 
every home race. In addition, the 
women's varsity four with 
coxswain was invited to Champion, 
a race held in Worchester, Mass.. 
This was an honor in that only the 
best teams are allowed to compete 
in this race based on past perfor- 
mances and times. In the end, the 
varsity women overcame extreme 
weather conditions and teams with 
more experience to place ninth in 
the nation. 

above: The purple jackets worn by varsity 
members help them stand out in and crowd. 

below: Varsity Mens 4+ finish well ahead 
of Augusta and Clemson in the Atlanta 
Rowing Festival to win the GOLD. 

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flto retain Novice State Championship 
STitle in New Orleans. 

The Northwestern State Rowing Team 
returned from the 1 996 spring season with one 
mission. The mission was to rebuild the crew. 

Because many of the positions on the team 
became vacant after the previous season, the team 
had to start from the bottom. The experience of the 
team had either graduated or had to concentrate on 

The mission ahead of the crew was one of 
great importance. The need to rebuild the team 
was not only for the up coming year but also for 
the many seasons to follow. The summer saw the 
team members using every means at their disposal 
to get the word out to prospective rowers. 

The Rowing Team's main time for recruit- 
ing was during Freshman Connection. Rowers 
spent much of the summer explaining to prospec- 
tive rowers that rowing was not a sport for the elite 
but a sport in which anyone can participate. 

In addition to the recruiting process, the 
NSU Crew reorganized. 

Under a new structure , a new coaching 
staff was assembled by Head Coach Calvin Cupp 
and faculty adviser Dr. Lisa Wolffe. 

The attention needed for the team to reach 
the upper level in rowing required an expanded 
staff. This staff was filled by volunteer coaches 
Rick Carter and Todd Keenen. Carter, previous- 
ly with Washburn University coached the Varsity 
Men, and Keenen, an alumni of NSU, returned to 
Crew to coach the Novice Men. The team was also 
joined by Todd Klienfelter who became the team's 
personal trainer. Klienfelter conditioned and moni- 
tored the land training of all Crew members. 

With the help of the new addition to the 
team staff, the fall season proved to be successful. 
The team claimed two bronze medals at the Head 
of the Chattanooga Regatta in Tennessee; a bronze 
at the Pumpkin Head race in Austin, Texas; a gold 
medal at States in New Orleans and a gold at 
Natchitoches' World Rowing Marathon. 

Janeiy Wvlie 

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Rodeo Team members don 'tjust 


Northwestern 's Intercollegiate Rodeo Team ended the first half of its season sitting in the Top 5 
position in team standings. The team also had eight of its 13 members to finish in the Top 10 in the 
Southern Region in their events. 

Rodeo competition seemed to be a thing of the past here, but the team felt that with their new 
advisor, Dr. Jack Pace, they would have a rodeo competition at home in the next year or two. 

Members of the team were happy with Pace and anticipated the changes that he was working 
towards such as a place on campus for the team to practice and keep their cattle. 

According to Chad Hagan, the team's president, if the whole team could do well, then the 
whole team would be able to go to the finals rather than just an individual in an event. 

Hagan, along with two other team members, was chosen to hold a leadership position for the 
National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA). Hagan served as Student Director for the region. 

"My job is to be at every rodeo in case any of the student athletes have a problem. They can 
come to me so that I can help them solve it," Hagan said. 

The other two members were Scott Welch and Steven Perkins. Both were chosen as NIRA 
Regional Event Directors over the calf roping and team roping events. Their job consisted of working 
with the rodeo officials to ensure that all the athletes were participating in fair competition. 

"When a competitor has a problem with a ruling, they come to us," Welch said. "We then go to 
the judges and the Student Director to take care of the situation." 

The team completed their season in the spring and hoped to make the NIRA finals in Rapid 
City, S. D., in June 1997. 


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Ranking #1 in Louisiana for the Demons was 


The Northwestern State golf team's 1996 season seemed like something of a roller- 
coaster ride. 

The team spent a fair share of time both at the top and at the bottom. A touch of 
greatness courted failure in the fall as the Demons finished second in the Hal Sutton 
Invitational held at Shreveport Country Club. 

The Demons finished fifth in the 1996 Southland Conference Tournament, match- 
ing the success of prior teams in '91 and '94, and were the top-ranked team in Louisiana. 

Players in the spring of 1996 were seniors Jim Crotty, Jason Myatt, Weyers Van 
Reneberg, juniors Matthew Baum, Joshua Fosdick, and freshmen Magnus Akerstrom, 
Luis Arechiga, Anders Bergman, Paul Cullen, and Manuel Inman. 

The seniors left in the fall along with freshman Bergman who returned home to 
Sweden. This made room on the team for freshman Beau Bockhaus and junior Bob 

The Demons had one second and three fourth place finishes, and finished in the 
top half of the field in seven out of 10 tournaments. 

Yet, outside of a few good finishes and nothing but pure love for the game of golf, 
being a Demon golfer can often be less than rewarding. "Dedicated" is the only word that 
could be used to describe a team of men who drive an hour to practice only to spend the 
next five hours trying to attain the unattainable — "the perfect golf swing." 

A golfer considers the day a gift from God when the sun is shining, the wind is 
calm, his drives are straight and his putts go in (at least on the second try, anyway). 
However, let's not forget that golf is a year-round sport in the Southland Conference and 
isn't played in a gym or on astro turf, not even during the winter months. 

So after five hours of fighting the wind and rain, looking for lost balls, tapping in 
three putts and wondering when the sun disappeared, the team drives an hour back home. 
The only stop along the way is in Many to grab a couple of Arch Deluxes. After the burg- 
ers have all been eaten, it is then time for the golfers to return home. Once back, they can 
spend time worrying about the homework that needs to be completed by morning and 
turned in before practice. These are Demon golfers. 

Matthew Baum 



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Greek Directory 

148 Panhellenicjnterfratemity Council 

149 Greek Council ,Pan-Hel/enic 

150 It's Greek To Us 

151 Greeks 

152 Order of Omega 
154 Alpha Kappa Alpha 
156 Alpha Omicron Pi 
158 Delta Sigma Theta 
160 Kappa /Upha Order 
162 Kappa Sigma 

164 Phi Beta Sigma 

166 Phi Mu 

168 Sigma Sigma Sigma 

170 Sigma Gamma Rho 

172 Sigma Nu 

174 Tau Kappa Epsilon 

176 Theta Chi 

178 Zeta Phi Beta 






governs Alpha 

Omicron Pi, 

Phi Mu and 

Sigma Sigma 


row 1: (L-R) Kathleen Gillan, Jennifer Tilley, Kimberly Parker (secretary), Jaimee St. Dizier (president), Kris 

St. Pierre (vice president), April Wilson (treasurer) , Stacey Michaels row 2: Danielle Ronquille, Shannon 

Gayer, Holly Tolusso, Emily Tracy, Elizabeth Crump 


Council is 

responsible for 

Kappa Alpha, 

Kappa Sigma, 

Tau Kappa 

Epsilon and 

Sigma NU. 

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row I: (L-R) Jeremy Ekberg (secretary /treasurer), Hank Thomas (president), Joel Deutser (vice president). 

Shade Dufrene (2nd vice president) row 2: Andrew Kolb, Randal Sharberger, Tait Martin, Carlton Downey, 

Chris Staszak, Lucas Shaw, Nathan Russell row 3: Skip Ellender, Kenny Hudson, Kris Gaudet, John Hatley, 

Eric Newman, Jason Marpin, Danny Helms 


Governing Greeks 

The Greek 
Council is com- 
prised of the 
presidents of 



and works 

with the other 


row 1: (L-R) Martha Hooper. Alicia Thomas. Sherry Nonnemacher, Angela M. Stills row 2: Carlton M. 
Downey, Chris J. Staszak, Tait Martin, Gino Mastropierro, Omar Pearson, Hank Thomas 

Pan-Hellenic is 
the leadership 
forAlpha 4* 



Kappa Alpha, 

Delta Sigma 

Theta.Phi Beta 

Sigma, Sigma 

Gamma Rho 

and Zeta Phi 


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rm I (L.-R) Angela M. Stills. Dana Remo, Shawndalyn I) Williams, i aJuanna Van Zanl row 2 Omar 
Pearson, [rac\ \shlev 

Governing Greets 

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Greek Life 

Time management was a big issue with every student, but Greeks got things done. 

Each year began with a week of introduction. "Rush" week was a busy, intense interview process or walk 
through of all potential members in each sorority or fraternity house. The sororities and fraternities interviewed 
every person that went through rush. These long days ended with "Bid Day." This was the day that each organiza- 
tion gave rushees invitations and celebrated their new members. 

In August, Sigma Nu Fraternity and Alpha Omicron Pi Fraternity were introduced to the campus. Besides 
building a chapter, they had to adjust to NSU's Greek system. The whole system of fraternities and sororities pulled 
together to help their colonization efforts and make the connections they needed to ease into Greek life. 

Not only were there new colonizations, but a new Greek honor society was chartered. Gamma Sigma Alpha 
was founded to promote education, intellectual interaction and a spirit of cooperation within the Greek system. 

Greek life was evident everywhere on campus. Greeks like Carlton Downey, Student Government 
Association president, or Alicia Thomas, SGA vice president, served in all capacities of campus life. Greeks held 
many positions on campus. They were represented on all athletic teams. Everywhere you looked you could see 
Greek life abundant at NSU. 

Each year Greek life and unity is celebrated with Greek Week; this year it was held in the fall. It was moved 
from the spring to encourage more involvement within the Greek system and to gain positive exposure. Events 
included a dance, parade, IM follies, treasure hunt, and the Grand Chapter Meeting with a slide show and awards. 

There was much time for the Greeks to enjoy themselves. Education and grades were each organization's 
main goals. Play time and unity came after good grades. Greeks had strict study halls each week. If an individual's 
grades were lacking, the system tried to help improve grades. The Greek system allowed each individual to have 
fun but encouraged everyone to be serious first. —Roblynn Gass 

_LA3 It's Greek To Us 


The Order of Omega was founded at die University of Miami in the fall of 1959 bv 

a group of fraternity men to honor the service of individuals to their fraternity system, uni- 

versity and community, 

The organization expanded its membership in the spring of 1977 to include women. 

With over 300 chapters nationwide, the Northwestern chajgterbegan in 1993. 















"Leadership and aca~ and 
demies go hand-in- 
hand; these students | repre 
represent the epitome 
of the high standards 
of the Greek system |u>cj 
as a whole I 9 

—Reatha Cox The § rou P helped sponsor Greek Week, the Greek 

Carnival and other Greek events. They also helped in other activities around campus 

including the pep rallies during football season. 

Paula Crover 


Order of Omega 


Order of Omega 


Alpha anpa Alph 

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., is the oldest African-American Greek letter sorority. It 
was founded on Jan. 15, 1908, at Howard University in Washington, D.C. 

AKA's founding was inspired by the vision of Ethel Hedgeman Lyle, an African-American 




undergraduate with a desire to create a liaison between the African- American community and the 
African-American undergraduate women. -,. \ , ■ 

Northwestern s Eta-Chi chapter was chartered on Oct. 13, 1973. Since then, AKA has 

actively ilktstrated its motto "Service td all Mankind" by lend- 

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ing a hand, to others in. the community. 


"We study together 

fOr teStS. We haV€ (Jj/ AKA has grown from one undergraduate chapter to an 

strong connection f J 

bPfll/PPM P(Wh Othpt* fintemational organization with a membership of ijfo re than 

— Yoltmda Johnson^ v I 

.. '140,000 women. Undergraduate and graduate cfiapters are 

ated tluoughSlt the United Stat.eC Wept Africa, the United I 

Kingdom, the Bahamas, the Virgin I sl^rids, Korea and Germany. 

On the national level, AKA addresses the major concerns of the local communities: edu- 1 

cation, health, economic empowerment and political awareness and public policy. 

The group's symbol is the ivy leaf. Its colors are pink and green, and the group's flower is 
the tea rose. 

Brandei Bass 



Alpha Kappa Alpha 

Alpha Kappa Alph 











In late December 1896, four women at Barnard College in New York City joined together 

to form a fraternity welcoming women of any age, any background or any race. 

Stella George Stern Perry was denied a bid during Barnard's formal rush because of her 

Jewish background. She joined Elizabeth Hey wood Wyman, Jessie Wallace Hughan and Helen SI 

Clair Mullen in founding the sisterhood of Alpha Omicron Pi. 

AOn was established on Jan. 2, 1897. Almost 100 years later, Northwestern 's Kappa-Chi 

"Our organization 
pushes academics 
further. As we go fur- 
ther in academics, our 
social lives increase" 

—Sherry Nonnemacher 

chapter opened its doors during formal rush this fall as a 

colony^hapter statusr^^gwarded l tn 7a 

Alnfcugh the Mternity doemot h« a crestMie letters 

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commonplace among the fraternity's designs. The official 
flower is the Jacque Minot Rose, and the designated colors are 
red and white. The organization's national philanthropy is 

arthritis research. 

AOITs purpose is to provide a lifetime of sisterhood, promote academic excellence, 

enhance personal and leadership development and encourage fraternity and community service, j 
Major events for the chapter during the year included Fall Bash, a Christmas semi-formal, 

"Pandamonium" and Spring Formal. 

— Paula Crover 


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Delta Sigma Theta 

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was founded on the campus of Howard University on Jan 
13, 1913. This sorority, which was founded by 22 African- American women, boasts over 200,001 


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members in 840 chapters located worldwide. 

AEG has committed itself to the idea of continuou service. The group participated in the' 
1913's Women's Suffrage March in Washington, D.C. 

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mission was to educate women on 

depression. They also held a food and clothirT 

AEQ's colors are crimson and cream, and its flower 

was Winter Formal. 

— Nakia Bodley 


Delta Sigma Theta 

Delta Sigma Jheta 


Kappa Alpha Order was formed on Dec. 21, 1865, when four men at Washington 
College in Lexington College decided to bind their friendship by a "mutual pledge of faith and 

Robert E. Lee was president of Washington College at the time and became the 






inspiration for the Order's idea of a gentleman. Founders 
McClelland Scott, William Nelson Scott and Williar 

Order, deeply r 

"Socially, we provide 
opportunities to meet 
people of all 
backgrounds and 
lifestyles. To be active, 
on needs a certain 
GPA; we reward 
through our 
scholarship fund" 

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Association. As the only off-ca: 

National Landmark District, where members take pai 

Highlights of KA's social calendar include Jungle Party, Hell's Angels and Christmas on 
the Hill. Old South, which is a week-long series of parties, occurs in the spring. KA also 

celebrates Convivian in honor of Lee, their spiritual founder. 

-Paula Crover 

Kappa Alpha Order 





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Kappa Sigma Fraternity was originally founded as a secret society of students at the 
University of Bologna in 1400. 

Founder Manuel Chrysoloras and his five disciples formed the society for protection 
against the governor of the city. This inspired the Ritual and beliefs of modern-day Kappa 

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The first presence of K£ in America was at the 
Founders William 

Through the brother- 
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tive aspects by 
encouraging respon- 
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and our personal 

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Covert Boyd, Frank 

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approximately 153,000 brot 

Theta-Mu Chapter was 
scarlet, white and green; the flower is the 

The group works throughout the year to raise money for St. Jude's Children's Hospital. 

KI sponsored a crawfish boil in the spring where a ticket bought an afternoon of craw- 
fish, corn and community togetherness. The group also held its annual Luau, See-Saw-a-Thon 

and fall formal in New Orleans. 


Paula Crover 

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Three African- American men had a vision to start a Greek letter organization that woi 

emphasize the importance of brotherhood, scholarship and service. The result of this vision 

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. 



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OBX was founded on the campus of Howard University on Jan. 9, 1914. It viewed itf 

'as part of" the general community rather than "apart fir 


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"Our group strives 
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As an organization involved in me 
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They held a pa,OT| 

in the Alley with proceeds from ticket sales going to the club. 

Nakia Bodlev 


Phi Beta Sigma 

Phi Beta Sigm 


Phi Mil Fraternity was originally founded as the Philomathean Society at Wesleyan 

College in Macon, Ga. on Jan. 4, 1852. Founders were Mary DuPont Lines, Mary Myrick Daniel 







and Martha Hardaway Redding. 

Founder's Day is celebrated March 4 in commemoration of March 4,1852 — the day the 

founding was publicly announced. In 1 904, the organization was incorporated as Phi Mu 


"We try to instill good 
values and study 
skills in all of our 
members. Our mem- 
bers know when to 
have fun and when to 
get serious about 
school work" 

—Alicia Thomas 

Today, OM has over 125,000 members, and it is the si 
ond oldest sororify for collegCwomen in the world. 




OM's contributed time and money to their phila 

ghout the year. They 

worked with the national level's Project HOPE (Health Opportunities for People Everywhere). 

The local chapter worked with St. Francis Cabrini in Alexandria as part of OM 's national phite 

thropy, which is the Children's Miracle Network. 

OM 's national symbol is the lion, and Kappa-Iota's symbol is the ladybug. The fraternity^ 

colors are pink and white, and its flower is the pink carnation. 
Phi Mu 

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1ZL developed from an educational sorority in 1947. Membership is now open to 
all women and includes a membership of over 2,000 chapters. 
Northwestern 's Alpha-Zeta chapter was 

"We've always 
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—Elizabeth Storer 

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party and Harvest. Harvest is organized by the pledge class in the fall. 

— Paula Crover 


Sigma Sigma Sigma 

ia ISuifXia Sigma 


Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. was founded on Nov. 12, 1922, on the campus of Butlei 

University in Indianapolis, In. by Mary Lou Allison Little, Vivian White Marbury, Dorothy 

Hanley Whiteside, Nannie Mae Gahn Johnson, Hattie Mae Dulin Redford, Bessie M. Dawney 

Martin and Cubena McClure, who believed that knowledge, discipline and hard work is gainec 





through education. 





The divine unity of sisterhood is a legacy that bonds 

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"Sigma provides aca- 
demic enhancement 
friendships that last a 
lifetime, development 
of leadership skills 
and the opportunity 
to serve the commu- 

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promotion of high scholastic attainment, .aWFwnotto 

ErP's colors are blue and gold. Its flower is the yello^JUipse. The group's symbol is 

shield. Social highlights during the year included "Rent-a-Rornco" and Pajama Jam 

-Brcmdei Bas 


Sigma Gamma Rho 

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Sigma Gamma Rho 






Sigma Nu was founded when three men at the Virginia Military Institute became tired of 

the hazing practices of the other fraternities at the school. 

James Frank Hopkins, Greenfield Quarles and James Mcllvaine Riley formed the "Legioj 

of Honor" in October 1868. They kept the society a secret until they publicly announced the nev 

society on Jan. 1, 1869. 

The Legion of Honor became a part of the Greek system at VMI under the name of Sigm 

"We know that men are 
looking for something 
unique when it comes to 
a fraternity.. that's what 
motivated us to form a 

neiv one. 

Nu Fraternity. Sigma Nu has grown to nearly 250 chapters. 

The number of initiates totals 200,000 nationwide. These mer. 

have upheld the founders' mission to build "Men of Honor, 

ethical leaders of society based on the concept of the 

John Reed Brotherhood of Man under the Fatherhood of God." 

Northwestern 's colony took part in formal rush in the fall 

along with the other fraternities of the Greek system. Members of Sigma Nu Colony will work 
their first year to fulfill a basic core of operating standards. Once these standards have been met 

Northwestern will recieve an active chapter of Sigma Nu. 

-Paula C rover 

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On Jan. 10, 1899, Joseph L. Settles visited James C. McNutt and Clarence A. Mayer in 

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Bloomington at Illinois Wesleyan University to discuss the organization of a new society on cam 


pus — Knights of Classic Lore. 


These founders desired to establish a fraternity in which the primary requisites for member 


ship would be the personal worth and character of the ind^mimDtether than the wealth he pos^ 
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ree ele- 

ments of brotherhood: love, charity 

fraternity's colors are cherry and gray 

and the 

TKE managed a booth at the Natchitoches Christmas Festival to raise money for Special 

Olympics and worked at the Special Olympics track meet held on campus in the spring. 

Social events held during the year included the Alumni Reunion, Toga Party, Christmas 



Party, Survival Party and the Red Carnation Ball. 

— Paula Crover 

Tau Kappa Epsilon 

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The five founders of Zeta Phi Beta, the Five Pearls, established a tradition of service that 

began on Jan. 16, 1920, on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. 

Arizona Cleaver, Pearl A. Neal, Myrtle Tyler, Viola Tyler and Fanny Pettie strived to 

encourage the highest standards of scholarship through scientific, literary, cultural and educa- 

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ZOB is constitutionally bound to its brother fraternity, 
Phi Beta Sigma. The sorority encompasses more than 500 
graduate and collegiate chapters with chapters locate^ 
throughout the United States, West Africa an<| Germany. 

The' Chi-Iota Epsilon chapter was founded in 1976. 

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The local chapter works with the Natchitoches Boys'* and Girls' Club. Zeta members are 

hospice volunteers and perform services for local nursing homes. 

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Louisiana Student 
e of the State 

SNA Receives 
National Recognition 

Nursing Eduact/on Center Hghlights. 

Planchock Takes Over as Dean of Nursing 

Approaching the 20-year mark with Northwestern, Dr. Norann Planchock 
obtained the position as Dean of the College of Nursing in July 1996. 

Planchock has served in the capacities of instructor, associate professor, 
assistant professor and professor. She continues to teach along with her admin- 
istrative duties. 

As dean, Planchock is responsible for "the implementation of the whole 
curriculum for nursing." 

Because of rapid change in the health care field, Planchock feels 
Northwestern must change with the times. 

"There has been a lot of change in health care, so that has influenced our 
curriculum in nursing," Planchock said. "The big thing we are working out is in 
the graduate level and involves a nurse practitioner program." 

According to Planchock, the master s program has almost been completely 
revamped in order to meet the dynamic changes in the health care area. 

Additionally, the undergraduate program at the Nursing Education Center 
has experienced a transition. 

"We are moving out of the hospital and into the community." Planchock 
aid. "We are becoming community-based; home-health care has become very important." 

According to Planchock, because hospital stays have shortened considerably, the surge of home health care 
gencies is essential because "primary care is a big thing." 

While the structure of the nursing program has changed, the focus on lab work has remained steadfast. 
"We do a lot of things in lab," Planchock said. "The first semester we do a lot of student labs. We have man- 
equins, and they [the students] practice on each other." 

When considering overall change, Planchock would like to see faculty and student unity. 
"We need to be more unified in our approach to things," Planchock said. "I keep thinking about how we can 
timulate one another and encourage one another to grow and to learn to be looking out for the organization of 
ealth care education." 

Planchock came to Northwestern in 1 977 after a strong educational background in nursing. Her education 
ath in nursing has taken her to four different institutions. 

"I've lived a long time, so I've got a lot of education" Planchock said. 

She began her nursing education at Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing where she was awarded 
er Registered Nurse Certificate. 

"After that [RN certification] I did a little hard time at the University of Pittsburg." Planchock said. "It was 
o expensive I moved to Ohio State in Columbus, Ohio, and I finished my bachelor of science in nursing." 

Planchock also completed her master's degree in nursing from Ohio State which a functional role m educa- 

While at Ohio State, Planchock acquired hands-on knowledge working in the Intensive Care Units at 
Jniversity Hospital and Ohio Respiratory Center. She then worked as a clinical instructor at the Toledo Hospital 
chool of Nursing and served as Clinical Director of Critical Care Areas at Toledo Hospital in the earl) l c )70s. 

After instructing at Northwestern for five years, Planchock took a leave of absence to acquire her doctorate. 
»he received her doctorate in nursing with a minor in administration from Texas Women's I m\eisit\ in Denton, 
exas in August 1984 and then returned to Northwestern. 

Planchock has served as the Associate Director of Graduate Studies and Research in Nursing since 1987 
long with her current position as dean. In 1994 Planchock received her Family Nurse Practioner Certification from 
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Hayes Offers a Helping Hand in 
Academic Advising 

From teaching students to academic advising, Beth Hayes has dedicated herself 
to the students and campus she has served for more than 30 years. 

A native of Coushatta, La., Hayes knew from an early age what career she want- 
ed to pursue when she grew up. 

"My father was a doctor," Hayes said. "And I always knew that I wanted to be a 

After graduating from high school, Hayes attended what was then Northwestern 
State College and received her bachelor of science degree in nursing. Following gradua- 
tion, Hayes went to work in a pediatrician's office. It was while working in the pediatri- 
cian's office that Hayes received a call concerning a new opportunity. 

"While I was working as a nurse in the pediatrician's office, I received a call 
from the division of nursing," Hayes said. "They wanted to know if I would be interest- 
ed in teaching." 

Hayes came to Natchitoches to speak with the division of nursing and found out that she was indeed interested in 
teaching. She then returned to school and received her master's degree. 

"At that time, Northwestern did not have the master's of nursing program," Hayes related. "I received my master's in 
education with a focus on student personnel services." 

She returned to her alma mater and began teaching. As a teacher, Hayes primarily taught pediatrics. In addition, she 
accompanied clinical students in the hospitals during clinical rotations. 

However, as the enrollment of the nursing school grew, so did the need for student advising. To help accommodate the 
needs of the increasing student population, Hayes was appointed as the coordinator of student services. 
Fifteen years later, Hayes continues to help students as associate director of student services. 

Some of Hayes' responsibilities as associate director of student services include academic advising of students, serv- 
ing as head of the advisors for the nursing department, assisting students in finding out what courses they are in need of in 

order to graduate and acting as a 
clearinghouse for what students 
need from the Shreveport campus. 
In addition, Hayes serves as 
the faculty advisor and budget head 
for the SSGA, works with the reg- 
istrar to set up the fee payment 
schedule for the Shreveport cam- 
pus and meets with the Dean of 
Nursing and other associate direc- 
tors to assist in schedule planning. 

Hayes also works with 
Shreveport organizations in secur- 
ing much deserved scholarships 
for the nursing students. These 
scholarships include the Shreveport 
Medical Auxiliary scholarship, the 
Highland Auxiliary scholarship and 
the Rotary Club scholarship. 

"My main function at NSU- 
S is to assist the students in any 
way I can," Hayes said. "They (the 
students) are our first focus." 

Kevin Brough 

Beth Hayes 

Marjorie-Helen Semones was named "Student Nurse of the State" 
)y the Louisiana Student Nurses Association at the October 1 996 state 
invention held in Monroe. 

In recognition of her accomplishments, Semones received a plaque 
ind a S250 scholarship to help with school expenses. 

"Receiving the award was a tremendous honor," Semones said. 
'The award gave me a tremendous amount of encouragement to continue 
o press on, and it also helped me to be able to encourage others in the 
mrsing program." 

From around the state, each nursing school nominated one excep- 
ional student in its program to apply for the award. 

"I was nominated by NSU to apply for the award," Semones said. 
After the nomination was submitted, I had to fill out an application and 
vrite a paper about what the field of nursing means to me." 

In addition, Semones had to write a statement about what the 
>tudent Nurses Association meant to her and how it had been a part of her 
tursing education. 

The paper was then submitted to the Louisiana Student Nurses 
Association's state office where a committee reviewed all submitted 
>apers and interviewed each participant at the state convention, from which a final 
lecision was made. 

Margorie-Helen Semones takes a 
break from studying to share her love 
of nursing. 

As a student at Northwestern, Semones became involved with both the Baptist Student Union and the Student Nurses 

Semones Named Student Nurse of the State 

Association, both of which kept her busy. 

One of Semones primary responsibilities as a member of the Student Nurses Association was her position as the orga- 
lizations Community Health Projects officer. 

'As the Community Health Projects officer, it is my responsibility to get community projects together that the SNA. 
an participate in," Semones said. 

Some of the activities the SNA participated in included the American Cancer Society's "Walk for Life'* and the 
American Diabetes Association's "Walk-a-thon." 

In addition, Semones coordinated the SNA's key project concerning Osteoporosis. 

"We are going into the high school to talk with students and with other ages as well about Osteoporosis and its 
fleets," Semones said. 

Semones accounted that from an early age, she had always shown an interest in pursuing a career in the medical field. 
'hough she initially wanted to become a doctor, Semones chose Nursing after completing a semester-long research projeel 
/hile attending Zachary High School in Baton Rouge. 

"During my 10th grade year, I did a semester-long research project on the developmental stages o\' Down's Syndrome 
hildren," Semones said. 

Semones and other students worked hand-in-hand with Down's Syndrome students at a special school m Baton Rouge. 
It is during these encounters with these special children that Semones realized her calling in life. 

"When I was working hand-in-hand with these exceptional children. I knew that this is what the Lord wanted me to <.\o 
•ith my life," Semones said. "Going through nursing school and working in the hospitals during clinical rotations has been an 
(ffirmation to me knowing that this is where I am supposed to be." 

Marjorie-Helen attributed her success in life to the Lord. 

"The Lord has been a very positive influence and force in my life." Semones said. "He is m\ stronghold. m> solid 
ock and he had been my leader in all of this. This is the Lord's calling and my calling as to where 1 am supposed to be." 

A fifth-level nursing student, Semones will graduate in May. 

"My future long-term goals are to go into home health care and become a home health nurse," Semones said, "I want 
3 key in on my both my assessment and technical skills and go into the hospitals working in the area of critical care, with 
opes of getting my masters degree and possibly becoming a nurse practitioner." 

ievin Brough 

Mar/one-He/en Semones 


Student GovefflfllltoH\ssociatioii 


Shreveport Student Government Association officers : row 1 (L-R): Billy Oberle (treasurer), Monica 
Johnson (president), Shelly Hermes (vice-president) row 2: Amy Cagle (BS representative), Carol 
Humphries (BS representative), Scott Sanders (SNA liason), Rosaline Darty (AD representative), 
Cindy Reynolds (recording secretary). 


The Shreveport Student Government Association, SSGA, is a productive, student-run organization of nursing 
students attending the Northwestern State University, Nursing Education Center in Shreveport. 

SSGA has been a involved in various community service projects, as well as acting as a student activities 
board for the Shreveport campus. 

Each semester, students on the Shreveport campus are assessed student activity fees during fee payment. 
These funds are placed in an account earmarked especially for the SSGA. 

With these funds, the SSGA Executive board, representatives from the clinical levels and general education 
classes, and faculty advisors find and research projects that yield the greatest benefit to the entire student body. 

Providing supplies and purchasing journals for the library, upgrades for the computer lab, lockers for student 
use, scantrons for all students and recognition ceremonies for associate & bachelor of science graduates are ways in 
which the SSGA's funds benefit the Shreveport campus. 


Shreveport Student Government Association 

In addition, the SSGA funds are used for campus beautification projects, such as landscaping and safety 
ighting around campus, sponsorship of SNA/SGA members to attend state and national conventions and academic 
scholarships for members of the executive board and representatives. 

The SSGA has also funded many social events, including monthly luncheons for both students and faculty, 
in annual crawfish boil and end-of-semester parties. 

"This is a really active student government association," said Beth Hayes, associate director for student ser- 
/ices. "They [the SSGA] are trying to make college life on the Shreveport campus better for the students that come 

According to Reneatha Player the association's activities help break up monotony after hours of studying 
md testing. 

"I enjoy what the SSGA does for the campus," Player said. 

Hayes feels that the students are having a positive effect of the campus. 

"The members are putting a lot of their time and effort into this organization," Hayes said. "And in return, 
hey are getting a lot back out of it." 

Monica Johnson and Kevin Brough 

I he Student ( rovernmenl 

Association holds a bi- 
monthh meeting. 

Shrewenort Student Government Association 


community involvement 


Rosaline Darty, Lisa Tucker, Monica (r 

Johnson, Michael Siebenthaler and Sarah JT^ 

Williams play around in the more than tF 

1,400 books they collected for LSUMC. 

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SGA Sponsors Coloring Book Drive for LSI! 
Medical Center's Pediatric and Burn Unit 

Northwestern 's nursing program is known statewide for its well-educated and caring students. Their daily 
routines are quite different from that of the main campus population. 

Two to four days a week, their classroom is the local hospitals, where their skills are tested on actual 
patients who have real illnesses. The student nurses work with patients and their families offering their very best 
care. They hope to contribute to the well-being of each patient and offer comfort to their families. 

Last October, a third-level clinical group was working at Louisiana State University Medical Center 
Pediatric and Burn Unit, where Monica Johnson, Shreveport SGA president, observed the staff RN's rationing 
pages from a coloring book out to the children. 

State funds do not provide funding for colors or coloring books; therefore, the nurses often provide the 
items out of their own pockets. The children need a diversion to help take their minds off their pain and suffer- 

Recognizing a need, the SSGA adopted the project of collecting coloring books and colors for the units. A 
contest was born. Each class tried to top the other. The prize, a pizza party for the winner, was funded by the 
SSGA. The student response far exceeded the SSGA's expectations. More than 1,400 coloring books and 1,500 


Coloring Book Drive 

ags of colors were donated. 

Just before Christmas break, the books and colors 
>ere delivered to the patients in each of the units. SSGA 
dopted the book drive as an annual event. 

"The reward was just seeing the smiles on the chil- 
ren's faces reminded me what Christmas is all about," 
ohnson said. 

Billy Oberle 

Student Government Adopts a Street 

The members of the Shreveport Student Government 
Association are dedicated to both their school and their 

As a sign of their dedication to the city of 
Shreveport, the SSGA, in conjunction with the city of 
Shreveport, adopted an area of Line Avenue through the 
Shreveport Green Adopt-a- Street program. 

"We are a player in the city," Billy Oberle, SSGA 
treasurer, said. "And this way, we are allowed to contribute 
to the city by adopting an area of the city and keeping it 

Scott Sanders, Monica Johnson, Carol Humphries and 
Shelly Hermes lend a hand in their community 
project through Shreveport Green. 

Because the students like to see their campus clean, they 
chose to adopt an area that was near the nursing school 
and included the nursing campus as well. 
"Our adoption of the block serves two purposes," Oberle 
said. "It not only allows us to keep our campus clean, but 
it also allows us to serve the city of Shreveport by keep- 
ing the city sidewalks and streets free of litter and debris." 
According to Oberle, the SSGA meets at least one week- 
end a month to help clean up the adopted block. 
The city of Shreveport supplies all volunteer groups w ith 
the necessary materials needed to do the clean up project, 
including garbage bags and safety vests. 
Oberle feels that this volunteer project has a positive 
effect on both the Shreveport campus and community. 
"We have had students call and ask us how they too can become involved with 
the Adopt-a-Block program from seeing our involvement in the program."" 
Oberle explained that there was a community awareness of the group's 
efforts, "students of the nursing school and members of the Shreveport com- 
munity will honk, wave or just offer a few words of thanks for the job we are 

SGA members clean streets 
in Shreveport near the 
Nursing Education Center. 

Kevin Brough 

/4dopt-a-5treer Program 


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Shreveport Student Nurses Association officers : row 1 (L-R): 
JMarjorie-Helen Semones (community health Projects officer), 
ILisa Tucker (president) row 2: Michelle Montgomery (secretary), 
Sarah Williams (treasurer), Aimee Smiley (historian) row 3: 
'Michael Siebenthaler (BTN director), Angelia Reeder (parlia- 
mentarian), Scott Sanders (SGA/SNA liason) 

Student Nurses Association 

The Student Nurses 'Association, SNA, is a 
student-run, non-profit, self-supporting organiza- 
tion which provides nursing students with an 
opportunity to become involved in a pre-profes- 
sional organization. 

SNA prepares students for future involve- 
ment in professional organizations such as the 
American Nurses 'Association. 

By encouraging students to interact in a 
professional environment during local meetings 
and state conventions, the organization teaches 
students how to be involved in such issues as leg- 
islative activities and representation of their pro- 
fession to consumers, institutions and other orga- 

The Northwestern State chapter had one of the largest 
groups in attendance at the LASN Convention in 


SNA also promotes and encourages participation in community affairs and activities. The Shreveport chap- 
ter has been involved in such activities as the American Diabetes Association's Walktoberfest, the American Cancer 
Society's Walk for Life, the Adopt-a-Block program and a recent coloring book drive in which over 1,400 coloring 
books and crayons were collected at the Shreveport campus to benefit the Louisiana State I diversity Medical 
Center Pediatrics Department. 

Annual conventions provide students with the opportunity for collaboration with other colleagues in the 

nursing profession, learning experiences, and the chance to cam 
recognition for their achievements. 

In the past, the chapter has been awarded a Precious Metal 
Award for membership, as well as a Community Service Award in 
recognition of local community involvement. 

The chapter also boasts having Majorie-Helen Semones, 
the "1996 Louisiana Student Nurse of the Year," as one oj the offi- 
cers. Northwestern 's SXA also is listed in the top 25 chapters for 

membership in the I niied Suites. 

Accepting the 1996 Student Nurse of he 
year award from Charles Berger, president 
of LASN. 

Michelle Montgomery 

Student Nurses Association 


at right: Students await test results following routine 
clinical exams. 

below: Second level students go over notes before their 



Student Life in Shreveport 

above: Fifth-level students listen attentively to a lecture 
given as part of their class. 

at left: Sondra Tikker assists a patient at bedside in the 
orthopedics ward at LSU Medical Center. 

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Austin, Doris 
Barnett, Beverly 
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Abouharib, Nabil Alexandria 
Abrusley, Damien Natchitoches 
Abshire, Brandy Kaplan 
Aby, Jennifer Cullman, Ala. 
Achord, Steven Baton Rouge 

Ackerman, Catherine Slidell 
Adams, Hall Natchitoches 
Adams, Monica New Sarpy 
Adkins, Gloria Hallsville, Texas 
Afowerky, Yanas Natchitoches 

Agent, Marcia Natchitoches 
Aguillard, Casey Eunice 
Alcala, Gina Leesville 
Alden, Lindy Dubach 
Aldredge, Sia Many 

Aleshire, Jane Pineville 
Alewyne, Jenny Gloster 
Alexander, Bree Natchitoches 
Alexander, Charles Leesville 
Alexander, DeAdrian Winnfield 

Alexander, Kenta Atlanta, Texas 
Alexander, Matthew Bethany 
Alexander, Priscilla Natchitoches, 
Alexander, Tracie Jonesboro 
Alexis, Necolle Terrytown 

A 1 ford, Dana Many 
Alford,Heather Ringgold 
Alkire, Kelli Bossier City 
A 1 lain, Corey Plaquemine 
Allen, David Natchitoches 

Allen, Donald Natchitoches 
Allen, Jay Shreveport 
Allen, John Natchitoches 
Allen, Kimberly Shreveport 
Allen, Melissa Pineville 

Allen, Patrick Jackson 

Allen, Tamika Pelican 

Allen, Vonetta Monroe 

Allison, Ryan Flower Mound, Texas 

Alvey, Stephanie Many 



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Amberg, Landon Natchitoches 
Amnions, Kevin Many 
Amos, Michel la Opelousas 
Ancira, Wes Natchitoches 
Anderson, Aisha Longview, Texas 

Anderson, Charles Natchitoches 
Anderson, Ericka Alexandria 
Anderson, Garrett Cloutierville 
Anderson, Heather Zwolle 
Anderson, Jamila Haughton 

Anderson, Jason Natchitoches 
Anderson, Liberty Baton Rouge 
Anderson, Lisa Shreveport 
Anderson, Lynee Topeka, Kan. 
Anderson, Mallie Natchitoches 

Anderson, Tanya Vidalia 
Anding, Jamie Natchitoches 
Anding, LeAnn Alexandria 
Andrews, Ashly Tullos 
Andrus, Natalie Opelousas 

Antee, Terry Shreveport 
Anthony, Abraham Natchitoches 
Anthony. Gerald Natchitoches 
Anthony, Kymberlie Natchitoches 
Anthony, LaTanya Natchez 

Arabie. Holly Lake Charles 
Ard, Charlotte Ft. Polk 
Ardoin, Anthony Alexandria 
Arkansas, Natalie Natchitoches 
Armand, Luke Boyce 

Armstrong, Christy Zwolle 
Armstrong. Louis Natchitoches 
Armstrong. Richard Natchitoches 
Armstrong. Robin Dallas, Texas 
Arnold. Blake Natchitoches 

Arnold. Michael Natchez 
Arnoklusscn. Lance Natchitoches 
Aitiguc. Joj Provencal 
Ashley, Case} Jena 
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Assulin, Genesis Mooringsport 
Atkins, Rederick Frierson 
Atkins, Shawna Tullos 
Atwell, Lorna Winnfield 
Austin, Laurie Shreveport 

Austin, Meghan Watson 

Austin, Rebecca Nacogdoches, Texas 

Autrey, Chuck Converse 

Avant, Ann Shreveport 

Averett, Chad Gonzales 

Averitt, Robin Natchez 
Azlin, Bruce Coushatta 
Azlin, Stuart Coushatta 
Babcock, Shauna Tullos 
Baber, Sandy Alexandria 

Babers, Deborah Coushatta 
Babers, Khakillya Coushatta 
Babers, Stephanie Coushatta 
Babin, Jr. Randel Houma 
Bacorn, Angela Golden, Okla. 

Bagwell, Kelsey Winnfield 
Baham, Tammy Franklin 
Bahs, Melissa Natchitoches 
Bailey, Angela Natchitoches 
Bailey, Aubrey Winnfield 

Bailey, Jacquelyn Leesville 
Bailey, Keith Winnfield 
Bailey, Lee Natchitoches 
Bailey, LeTasha Natchitoches 
Bailey, Rowbert Campti 

Bailey, Stacey Leesville 

Baird, Greg Shreveport 

Baird, Karen Shreveport 

Baird, Kimberly Richardson, Texas 

Baisley, Shenika Shreveport 

Baker, Jennifer Natchitoches 
Balcer, David Natchitoches 
Ballard, Centhia Winnfield 
Ballard, Wendy Montgomery 
Banks, Kenn Alexandria 




Banks, Shunquanette Coushatta 
Bankston, Donald Diy Prong 
Bannister, Ben Natchitoches 
Barbaro, Shane Mandeville 
Barbay, Jr. Timothy Natchitoches 

Barbo, Chris Olla 
Bardee, Henry New Orleans 
Barfield, Tracy Lecompte 
Barfield, Tresella Natchitoches 
Barlow, Chris Jonesboro 

Barnes, Benjy Bunkie 
Barnes, Charlotte Coushatta 
Barras, Jamie Shreveport 
Barrett, Chalanda Zachary 
Barrett, Krashante Shreveport 

Barton, Matthew Natchitoches 
Bartz, Suki Leesville 
Bary, Steven Natchitoches 
Basco, Kristy Boyce 
Bass, Danielle Pelican 

Bass, Paul West Monroe 
Bates, Lindsey Winnfield 
Batiste, Connie Natchitoches 
Battle, Kimberly Bastrop 
Battles, Tamara Alexandria 

Batts, Scott Marks villc 

Baum, Matthew Ft. Pierce, Fla. 

Baum, Polly Pollock 

Bayne, Diana Shreveport 

Bayone-Bandy, Valerie Woodworth 

Bayonne, Jr. Harold Natchitoches 
Beacham, Hope Shreveport 
Beale, Kathleen Piano, Texas 
Bean. Susan Natchitoches 
Bean, Terrance Houston. Texas 

Beard, Eric Jena 
Beard, Johnm Natchitoches 
Beard, Mega Cloutierville 
Beasley, Brian Natchitoches 
Beasley, Mist) Many 




Beaver, Christine New Llano 
Beaver, David Arlington, Texas 
Beck, Amanda Natchitoches 
Beckworth, Kadokrayia Natchitoches 
Bedard, Julie Shreveport 

Beebe, Kathy Lena 

Bell, Adrian Colfax 

Bell, Courtney Alexandria 

Bell, Kenwood Kilgore, Texas 

Bell, Valeria Bienville 

Belle, De'Andre Shreveport 
Bellew, Jody Longyiew, Texas 
Below, Gregory Natchitoches 
Below, Reshonda Natchitoches 
Below, Sandra Natchitoches 

Benefield, Christy Deer Park, Texas 
Benning, Chris Allentown, Pa. 
Benoit, Clint Natchitoches 
Benoit, Kenneth Lecompte 
Benoit, Ryan Natchitoches 

Benson, Timothy Cypress 
Berly, Katherine Campti 
Bernstine, Ruth Shreveport 
Berry, Demerus Logansport 
Berzas, Joey Natchitoches 

Besont, Jr. Larry Natchitoches 
Bex, Mary Shreveport 
Bijeaux, Christopher Gray 
Billioux, Christopher Easley 
Binning, Brad Natchitoches 

Birch, Elizabeth Shreveport 
Birmingham, Heather Benton 
Bishop, Alana Pineville 
Bishop, Allison Natchitoches 
Bishop, Bryan Rayville 

Bishop, Robert Pineville 
Black, Timeka Mansfield 
Blackmon, Deedra Florien 
Blackston, Reajean Shreveport 
Blackston, Reavonn Shreveport 




Blackwell, Pamela Robeline 
Blais, Laurie Deville 
Blake, Ashley Winnfield 
Blake, Jr. Marvin Natchitoches 
Blalock, Cheryl Natchitoches 

Blalock, Ginger Zachary 
Blalock, Michelle Natchitoches 
Blanchard, Katherine Natchitoches 
Blanchard, Shane Zwolle 
Blanchard, Shellie Baton Rouge 

Blomberg, Yvonne Campti 
Bloodworth, Bertha Natchitoches 
Blouin, Orin Shreveport 
Bob, Tameka New Orleans 
Boddie, Camille Shreveport 

Boddie, Todd Ruston 
Bodley, Nakia Natchitoches 
Bohrer, Lisa Alexandria 
Bolden, Anitra Pineville 
Bolden, Antonio Logansport 

Bolds, George Monroe 
Bollens, Rachel Natchitoches 
Bolter, Caroline Baton Rouge 
Bolton, Jennifer Hineston 
Bolton, Shandiska Natchitoches 

Bolton, Tonya Leesville 
Bond, Brian Jena 
Bonner, Erica Coushatta 
Bonnett, Jacqueline Mansfield 
Bono, Brittany Baton Rouge 

Book, Troy Natchitoches 
Booker, Jay Many 
Boone, David Shreveport 
Booth, Damon New Llano 
Bordelon, Heston Centerpoint 

Bordelon, Jamie Marksville 
Bordelon. Patrick Greenwell Springs 
Bordelon. William Monterey 
Borrero, Jacqueline Uexandria 
Boston, Tamika Minden 



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Boudreaux, Angie Natchitoches 
Boudreaux, Vicky Houma 
Bourg, Raymond Houma 
Bourgeois, Becky Ventress 
Bourn, Mandy Winnfield 

Bourque, Nicole Baton Rouge 
Bouz, Shadi Alexandria 
Bowden, Frances Natchitoches 
Bowden, Lucy Lee Natchitoches 
Bowen, Katie Pollock 

Bowers, Maria Shreveport 
Bowers, Melodie Bossier City 
Bowman, Jason Baton Rouge 
Bowser, Jr. Jimmy Lake Providence 
Boyce, Dionne Metairie 

Boyd, Michael Plain Dealing 
Boykin, Sabrina Shreveport 
Boyle, Travis Natchitoches 
Bozeman, Truly Pleasant Hill 
Bradeen, Stephen Haughton 

Bradford, Allen Shreveport 
Bradford, April Jena 
Bradford, Brian Shreveport 
Bradford, Charles Olla 
Bradford, Joanna Jena 

Bramlett, Susan Winnfield 
Brammer, Brandi Natchitoches 
Branch, Brian Leesville 
Branigan, Tracie Alexandria 
Branighan, Michael Natchitoches 

Brant, Debra Natchitoches 
Branton, Emily St. Francisville 
Brashears, Reta Clarksville, Ark. 
Brasseux, Chad Natchitoches 
Brazzell, Jaime Winnfield 

Breaux, Christopher Morgan City 
Breland, Lana Jena 
Brennen, John Natchitoches 
Brewer, Angel Shreveport 
Brewer, Kimberly Bossier City 



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Brewer, Shawn Natchitoches 
Brian, Donnan Natchez 
Brian, Gretchen Shreveport 
Brice, Latrice Rayville 
Brice, Pat Shreveport 

Bridges, Davin Shreveport 
Bridges, Jeffrey Dry Prong 
Bridges, Julie Dty Prong 
Bridgewater, Cheryl Natchitoches 
Briggs. Jr. Samuel Natchitoches 

Bright, Larry Natchitoches 
Brigmon, Angela Saline 
Brignac, Nichelle Natchitoches 
Briley, Cherrell New Orleans 
Brinkerhoff-Carpenter, Amy Pineville 

Brinks. Cedric Shreveport 
Britton, Pamela Natchitoches 
Broach, Melissa Pasadena, Texas 
Broadwater, Leah Robeline 
Broadway, Barbara Shreveport 

Brock, Brian Winnfield 
Brooks, Brian Natchitoches 
Brooks, Danielle Shreveport 
Brooks, Renea Natchitoches 
Brooks, Yogunla Monroe 

Brossett, Regina Cloutierville 
Brough, Kevin Pineville 
Brouillette, Carrie Dodson 
Brouillette, Stacie Benton 
Broussard Amy Natchitoches 

Broussard Kristi Pineville 
Broussard Monica Jennings 
Broussard Tcilla Natchitoches 
Broussard William Crowley 

Brown. Carrie Littleton. Colo. 

Brown. Chiquanda Cotton/ion 
Brown. Christopher Natchitoches 
Brown. Crystal Uexandria 
Brown. Daniel Shreveport 
Brown, Ellana Sew Orleans 




Brown, Holly Opelousas 
Brown, Jason Longview, Texas 
Brown, Lauren Natchitoches 
Brown, Laurie Natchitoches 
Brown, Lea Natchitoches 

Brown, Michelle Natchitoches 
Brown, Shannon Keithville 
Brown, Tarius Natchitoches 
Brown, Thaddeus Rayville 
Brown, Troy Baker 

Brown, Wayne Shreveport 
Brown, Wendy Natchitoches 
Browne, Donna Goldonna 
Browning, Kelly Shreveport 
Browning, Robert Baton Rouge 

Bruce, Rebecca Georgetown 
Bruce, Shawn Lake Providence 
Brumley, Jay Many 
Brunet, Paul Natchitoches 
Bryan, James Natchitoches 

Bryan, Len Natchitoches 
Bryant, Brandy Mansfield 
Bryant, Donald Pineville 
Bryant, Holly Mansfield 
Bryant, Rosie Shreveport 

Bryant, Stephanie Morgan City 
Bryant, Vicki Pleasant Hill 
Buchanan, Kimberley Natchitoches 
Bucker, Laura Haughton 
Bueche, Christie Zachary 

Bufkin, Laura Natchitoches 
Buford, Regina Natchitoches 
Bullock, Rhealee Atlanta 
Burke, James Natchitoches 
Burkett, Jeffrey Greenville, Ohio 

Burleigh, Pamela Opelousas 
Burleigh, Will Pineville 
Burnett, Tamara Prairieville 
Burnette, Sheri Elm Grove 
Burnham, Jonathan Rosepine 





Burnitt, Darien Robeline 
Burns, Christopher Haughton 
Burns, Jason Haughton 
Burrell, Rodney Natchitoches 
Burris, Wayne Natchitoches 

Burton, Melissa Natchitoches 
Bush, Alexa Covington 
Butler, Brandy Jena 
Butler, Gordon Natchitoches 
Butler, Vanessa Colfax 

Butler-Miller, Kim Longview, Texas 
Butts, Cynthia Jonesville 
Byles, Raymond Many 
Byndom, DeJuan Dallas, Texas 
Byrd, Brandi Castor 

Byrd Emmit Texarkana, Ark. 
Byrd, Jeremiah Natchitoches 
Byrdsong, Pamela Shreveport 
Cable, Brett Leesville 
Caldwell, Adrian Longview, Texas 

Calhoun, Brian Shreveport 
Calhoun, Kathy Robeline 
Calkins, Robert Shreveport 
Cambre, Elizabeth Baton Rouge 
Camburn, David Belle Chasse 

Camp, Jamie Palestine, Texas 
Camp, Kneece Sulphur 
Campbell, Kelly Lena 
Campbell, Marsha Shreveport 
Campbell, Paige Natchitoches 

Campbell, Rhea Jena 
Campos, Angelina Leesville 
Candiloro , Robert Natchitoches 
Canerday, Tim ( 'alvin 
Cannon, Amanda ( 'oushatta 

Cannon. Christina Coushatta 
Cannon. Hank Natchitoches 
Cannon. Piper Pineville 
Cao, Michael Terrytown 
Capps, Mar> Beth New Roads 




Card, Chris St. Francisville 
Cardin, Heath Natchitoches 
Carey, James Woodworth 
Carey, Michael Tioga 
Carlson, Patrick St. Martinville 

Carney, Bobby Natchitoches 
Carnline, Bryan Natchitoches 
Carpenter, Brenda Natchez 
Carpenter, Cary Alexandria 
Carpenter, David Baton Rouge 

Carpenter, Erin Shreveport 
Carr, Malissa Clovis, N.M. 
Carrigan, Takeshia Bossier City 
Carter, Carmen Delhi 
Carter, Christel Delhi 

Carter, Keith Many 
Carter, LaTonya Many 
Carter, Lisa Alexandria 
Carter, Matthew Natchitoches 
Carter, Michael Natchitoches 

Carter, Natashia DeQuincy 
Carter, Rhonda Lena 
Carter, Sherlonda Shreveport 
Carver, Crystal Alexandria 
Carver, Thomas Natchitoches 

Cashen, Brandon New Orleans 
Cashio, Courtney Livonia 
Cashio, Lori Baton Rouge 
Casstevens, Matt Garland, Texas 
Castell, Erica New Orleans 

Cathey, Creighton Shreveport 
Catron, Larry Leesville 
Catron, Shelly Leesville 
Cauness, Orestus Marshall, Texas 
Causey, Greg Baton Rouge 

Cauthron, Joseph Lake Charles 
Ceballas, Tricia Hornbeck 
Cecchini, Christian Oviedo, Spain 
Cecchini, Israel Oviedo, Spain 
Cecchini, Martha Oviedo, Spain 



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Cedars, Ginger Natchitoches 
Cerigliaro, Peter Shreveport 
Chadick, Cooper Natchitoches 
Chadick, DeAnna Natchitoches 

Chamberland, Jason Waxahachie, Texas 
Champion, Kristopher Broussard 
Chandler, Corey Keithville 
Chandler, Gregory Delhi 
Chandler, Tommy Vidalia 

Chandler, Yolanda Shreveport 
Chang, Christine Natchitoches 
Charchio, Betty Bossier City 
Charity, Jack Shreveport 
Charles, Shawyn Natchitoches 

Charles, Teresa Marrero 
Chatman, Dwanna Winnfield 
Chavez, Jeffrey Natchitoches 
Chavez, Sonia Elizabeth 
Chavis, Kimberly Lawtell 

Chavis Nicole Leesville 
Chelette, Stephanie Houston. Texas. 
Chenevert, Lolita Lafayette 
Chenier, LeAnnda DeQuincy 
Chestand, Twana Alexandria 

Chester, Caron Arcadia 
Chester. Claire Arcadia 
Cheveallier, Elaine Dry Prong 
Chiartano, Nick Shreveport 
Child Heather Arlington, Texas 

Childress, Pennie Mansfield 
Chism, Wanda Natchitoches 
Chocklin, Arkishia Tallulah 
Chowns, Guy Zwolle 
Christophe, Bertrand Natchez 

Christy, Wendy DeRidder 
Cieslak, Michael Natchitoches 
Clark. Grady Farmerville 
Clark. ke\ in DeQuincy 
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Clark, Teaya Blanchard 
Clark, Valerie Natchitoches 
Clark-Roberson, Anita Shreveport 
Clarkston, Dennis Natchitoches 
Clay, Patrick Alexandria 

Clifft, Jeremiah Natchitoches 
Clifton, Steven Natchitoches 
Cloessner, Angela Merryville 
Cloy, Courtney Jena 
Coates, Charles Clarks 

Coatney, Brian Natchitoches 
Coatney, Jennifer Natchitoches 
Cobb, Kelly Alexandria 
Cobourn, Brandy Natchitoches 
Cochran, Debbie Shreveport 

Cochrane, Allison Natchitoches 

Coco, John Bunkie 

Coco, Louis Bunkie 

Coe, Jr. William Shreveport 

Cofield, Antwinette Alexandria 

Coke, Stacy Shreveport 
Coker, Catherine Shreveport 
Colbert, Dynise Natchitoches 
Cole, Dedrick Natchitoches 
Cole, Sedrick Natchitoches 

Coleman, Angela Cotton Valley 
Coleman, Laine Bossier City 
Coleman, Melanie Castor 
Collier, Alison Baton Rouge 
Collier, Cheryl Many 

Collier, Chris Bossier City 
Collier, Eddie Many 
Collins, Angela Shreveport 
Collins, Chelsey Natchitoches 
Collins, DeAubry Natchitoches 

Collins, Eric Daingerfield, Texas 
Collins, Jessica Natchitoches 
Collins, Larry Alexandria 
Collins, Linda Shreveport 
Collins, Toniya Bossier City 




Collinsworth, Kris Campti 
Collinsworth, Nathan Saline 
Colonna, Wendy Lake Charles 
Colvin, Amy Shreveport 
Colvin, Clayton Robeline 

Colvin, Marsha Robeline 
Colvin, Stephanie Natchitoches 
Colwell, Wesley Springhill 
Comberrel, Janell Harvey 
Comeaux, Kate New Iberia 

Conalio, Michael Bossier City 
Conday, Oliver Natchitoches 
Conde, Vincent Iota 
Conley, Shirley Florien 
Conway, Chris Luflan, Texas 

Conway, Sharlene Natchitoches 
Conzonere, Daniel River Ridge 
Cook, Angela Natchitoches 
Cook, Colby Many- 
Cook, Jeremy Natchitoches 

Cook, Jessica Natchitoches 
Cook, Julie Many 
Cook, Khara Baton Rouge 
Cook, Jr. Labon Garland, Texas 
Cooks, Miyoshia Longvieu, Texas 

Coombs, Dan Alexandria 
Cooper, Jolene Belmont 
Cooper, Stacie Natchitoches 
Cooper, Thomas Liberty City, Texas 
Corley, Betsy Jena 

Corley, Lane Jena 
Cormier. Sam Natchitoches 
Cornett. Catherine Jena 
Correu, Diana Natchitoches 
County, Sharlene ,S7. Maurice 

Courtney, Nancy Coushatta 
Coutee, Scan Alexandria 
Couvillion, Jr. Stephen Natchitoches 
Covington, Jeffrey Pineville 
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Cox, Michael Longview, Texas 
Cox, Rebecca Hornbeck 
Cox, Richard Natchitoches 
Cox, Violet Tullos 
Craft, Derrek Winnfield 

Craft, Emily Monroe 
Craig, Alicia Mansfield 
Craig, Amy Libuse 
Craig, Brent Libuse 
Crawford, Jennifer Shreveport 

Crawford, Jill Natchitoches 
Crawford, William Natchitoches 
Crawford-Wren, Heather Coushatta 
Creech, Brandi Natchitoches 
Creel, Chase Winnfield 

Creighton, Matthew Natchitoches 
Creswell, James Shreveport 
Crew, Cory Natchitoches 
Crews, Amy Shreveport 
Crim, Tiffany Jonesboro 

Crittenden, Kasey Natchitoches 
Crnkovic, Rodney Natchitoches 
Crochet, Wendy Metairie 
Cronin, Sarah Orange, Texas 
Cronin, Tiffany La Junta, Colo. 

Crooks, Dana Winnfield 
Crooks, Kevin Libuse 
Crooks, Sarah Jena 
Crosby, Rhett Quitman, Texas 
Cross, Sarah Pineville 

Cross, Sheila Natchitoches 
Crousillac, Scott Greenwell Springs 
Crover, Paula Mt. Pleasant, Texas 
Crow, Monica Natchitoches 
Crow, Sarah Natchitoches 

Crowder, Grant Natchitoches 
Crowson, Melodi Haughton 
Crump, Elizabeth Den ham Springs 
Crump, Tracy Shreveport 
Cruse, Andra Jena 



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Cullen, Paul Natchitoches 
Cummings, James Shreveport 
Cummings, Paul Baton Rouge 
Currie, Harlowe Natchitoches 

Curtis, Edwin Texarkana, Texas 
Cutrer, Connie Natchitoches 
Cutting, Eva Houma 
Cyriaque, Marcus Natchitoches 
D'Oriocourt, Kelly Destrehan 

Daigle, Elizabeth Fowa 
Dalby, Linda Leesville 
Dalrymple, Robert Alexandria 
Daly, Gretchen Opelousas 
Daniels, Melissa Merryville 

Daniels, Terrance Natchitoches 
Danna, Thomas Denham Springs 
Darty, Rosaline Shreveport 
Dautreuil, Chad Cecilia 
Dauzart, Daffney Hineston 

Davenport, Kevin Shreveport 
David, Katie Kaplan 
Davis, Anthony Coushatta 
Davis, Brian Sterlington 
Davis, Dorothy Castor 

Davis, Fran Natchitoches 
Davis, Gregory New Orleans 
Davis, Heath I idalia 
Davis, Jamerilm Natchitoches 
Davis, Janice Natchitoches 

Davis, Jarika Natchitoches 
Davis, Joy Doyline 
Davis, Keila Alexandria 
Davis, Kiley Marthaville 
Davis, LaMonica Natchitoches 

l)a\ is. Lanelia Natchitoches 
I)a\ is. Lois Ihndcrson. Texas 
l)a\ is. Olethia Shreveport 
Da\ is. Shirlene Lake ( 'harles 
Davlin, Jim Shreveport 



Dawson, Mark Natchitoches 
Dawson, Matthew Natchitoches 
Day, Jack Lafayette 
Dean, Ashley Shreveport 
Dean, Jennifer Houma 

Dean, Michael Natchitoches 
Dean, Woodrow Ruston 
Dearborne, Luerinza Natchitoches 
DeFrates, Eric Natchitoches 
Deggs, David Natchitoches 

DeHarde, Jr. Donald Natchitoches 
Delaney, Elizabeth Natchitoches 
Delaney, Suzanne Newel/ton 
Delaune, Eric Natchitoches 
Dellafosse, Samantha Lake Charles 

DeLoach, Chris Winnfield 
DeLoach, Debra Mansfield 
DeLuca, Lynar Mesa, Ariz. 
Demars, Sebastian Natchitoches 
DeMoss, Todd Arcadia 

Dennis, Sandra Shreveport 
Dent, Staci Natchitoches 
Derbonne, Cathy Boyce 
Derbonne, Miranda Shreveport 
Derrick, Todd Natchitoches 

DeSelle, Jennifer Alexandria 
DeSoto, Jessica Pineville 
Devi lie, John Devil le 
Deville, Shawn Natchitoches 
Deville, Shelley Deville 

Devillier, Dawn Krotz Springs 
DeVore, Brandi Oakdale 
Dew, Christopher Natchitoches 
Dial, Kelli Natchitoches 
Dias, Aaron Shreveport 

Dick, Jr. Barry Cotton Valley 
Diehl, Sara Vero Beach, Fla. 
Dillard, Orenthia Natchitoches 
Dilly, Laura Jennings 
Dion, Kimberly Alexandria 





Ditch, Vangie Kaplan 
Dixon, Virginia Abbeville 
Doaks, Lucky Natchitoches 
Dobson, David Castor 
Dobson, Tamra Castor 

Dockeis, Karen Natchitoches 
Dodge, Stephen Arlington, Va. 
Doehling, Steven Lafayette 
Dold, Elizabeth Natchitoches 
Dollar, John Natchitoches 

Dore, Toby Natchitoches 
Dornier, Danielle Walker 
Dorris, Cynthia Natchitoches 
Doty, Tanya Bunkie 
Dowden, Brad Bossier City 

Dowden, Glenn Alexandria 
Dowden, Michelle Shreveport 
Downs, Melanie Alexandria 
Doyle, Jennifer Natchitoches 
Doyle, Teresa Natchitoches 

Drayton, Edward Choudvant 
Driggers, Bradley Natchitoches 
Driggers, Brandy Shreveport 
Drummer, Paula Campti 
DuBois, Amanda Montgomery 

Dubois, Shelly Coushatta 
DuBose, Ginger Florien 
Duffield, Wendy Natchitoches 
Duffy, Samala Natchitoches 
Dufrene, Shade Cut Off 

DuFrene, Silas Campti 
Dugar, John Natchitoches 
Dugas, Allison Gueydan 
Dugas, Ryan Natchitoches 
Duhon, Angelique Natchitoches 

Duhon, Desiree Natchitoches 
Duhon, Eugenie Lafayette 
Dul in. Brian St. Louis, Mo. 
Dumas, Quentin New Orleans 
Dumas. Shanon Natchitoches 





Dun, Ira Monterey 
Duncan, Charles Natchitoches 
Duncan, Julie Shreveport 
Duncan, Synthia Natchitoches 
Dunn, Chris Cloutiei*ville 

Dunn, John Natchitoches 
Duplechian, Michael Florien 
Dupree, Cornelius Shreveport 
Dupree, Mary Alma Derry 
Dupree, Randy Provencal 

Dupree, Theresa Shreveport 
Dupuis, Holly Port Barre 
Dupuy, Andrew Baton Rouge 
Dupuy, Jr. Richard Baton Rouge 
Durbin, Randy Walker 

Durham, Jamie DeRidder 
Durr, James Zwolle 
Durrett, David Hornbeck 
Durrett, Eula Hornbeck 
Dutile, Eric Natchitoches 

Duvic, Kathy Denham Springs 
Dykes, Kasey Baker 
Dykes, Shane Natchitoches 
Dyson, Lourdes Metairie 
Earhart ,Nicole Minden 

Earnest, Brandi Shreveport 
Ebarb, Bridget Zwolle 
Ebarb, Elizabeth Noble 
Ebarb, James Many 
Ebarb, Justin Zwolle 

Ebeling, Melony Prairieville 
Ebert, Kayla Campti 
Eckerman, Kristine Kenner 
Eddleman, Katie Shreveport 
Eddleman, Toni Pleasant Hill 

Eddy, Sarah Coushatta 
Edmunds, Japeth Hornbeck 
Edu, Emmanel Ruston 
Edwards, Danette Boyce 
Edwards, Gayla Natchitoches 




Edwards, Marlon Bronx, N. Y. 
Elam, Gregory Ft. Polk 
Ellender, Skip New Iberia 
Ellington, Roslyn Shreveport 
Ellis, Larry Natchitoches 

Ellison, Denise Ft. Polk 
Elmer, Amber St. Rose 
Elsey, Jr. Eddie Zachary 
Elzy, Sherry Natchitoches 
Emanuel, Brandon Natchitoches 

Emmons, Harold Dry Prong 
Emmons, Peggy Dry Prong 
Endris, Matthew Shreveport 
Engelhardt, Eric Harvey 
English, Kimberly Zwolle 

English, Sam Zwolle 
Enkey, Eric Bossier City 
Erwin, Rebecca Natchitoches 
Esparza, Cheryl Waxahachie, Texas 
Etheredge, Carey Natchitoches 

Etheredge, Shannon Natchitoches 
Eubanks, Allen Bossier City 
Eubanks, Dustin Elizabeth 
Evans, Bridgett Natchitoches 
Evans, Louwanda Natchitoches 

Evans, Noel Shreveport 
Evans, Steven Waskom, Texas 
Evans, Tafta Natchitoches 
Evans, Teri Converse 
Ezernack, Ame Florien 

Ezernack, Kylie Keithville 
Fabre, Jennifer Covington 
Farabough, Rebecca Shreveport 
Farrcll. Carl) Monroe 
Faucheaux, Katy Natchitoches 

Faucher, Coral Pineville 
Faulk, Robyn Fruitvale, Texas 
Favors, Brandon Empire 
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Felchle, Erika Natchitoches 
Fenton, Brandy Shreveport 
Fenton, Ed Marthaville 
Ferguson, Jessica Tioga 
Ficklin, Larry Natchitoches 

Field, Andy Natchitoches 
Fields, Christopher Shreveport 
Fields, David Natchitoches 
Figgins, Mia Alexandria 
Finn, Chad Hornbeck 

Finton, Billy Natchitoches 
Fisher, Use Keatchie 
Fisher, Teresa Shreveport 
Fitch, Leah New Iberia 
Fitzgerald, Amanda Krotz Springs 

Fitzgerald, Rhett Oakdale 
Flaherty, Amy Shreveport 
Flanigan, Kimberlyn Mansfield 
Fleck, Meredith Everett, Wash. 
Fletcher, Candy Colfax 

Fletcher, Courtney Boyce 
Fletcher, Kristen Montgomery 
Fletcher, Rebecca Colfax 
Florence, Cheryl Vivian 
Flores, Pamela Shreveport 

Floyd, Juanita Rosedale 
Flynn, Matthew Alexandria 
Flynn, Mike Alexandria 
Fobbs, Dwanna New Orleans 
Foley, Constance Leesville 

Folk, Stephen Ruston 
Folks, Katie Shreveport 
Fontenot, Alicia Eunice 
Fontenot, Chelsa Lake Charles 
Fontenot, Jeff Natchitoches 

Ford, Cynthia Pineville 
Ford, Jason Converse 
Ford, Stephanie Alexandria 
Forest, Shea Shreveport 
Foret, Lynn Luling 




Foret, Philip Houma 

Forte, Tahir Z?afo« /?cwge 

Fos, Wayne Arabi 

Fosdick, Joshua Bakersfield, Calif. 

Foshee, Scott Natchitoches 

Foster, Derek Deville 
Foster, Emily Natchitoches 
Foster, John Tioga 
Foster, Renee Pineville 
Foster, Susan DeRidder 

Founds, Leif Many 
Fouquier, Chad Colfax 
Fowler, Brenda Natchitoches 
Fowler. Maranda DeRidder 
Fox, Jennifer Natchitoches 

Fraley, Megan Spring, Texas 
Francis, Sh'kelvie Shreveport 
Franck, Brian Allen, Texas 
Frank, Christine Houston, Texas 
Frank, Clarence Baytown, Texas 

Franklin, Chad Alexandria 
Franklin, Dennis Natchitoches 
Franklin, Kaili Monroe 
Franklin, Robert Natchitoches 
Frazier, Christian Zachary 

Frazier, Kristy Natchitoches 
Frazier, T' Wanda Shreveport 
Freddie, Tiffany Richardson, Texas 
Fredericks, Sheryl Winnfield 
Fredericks, Tina Natchitoches 

Fredieu, Jeannie Dry Prong 
Free, (Crista Deville 
Freed, John Thousand Oaks. Calif. 
Fremin, Ricky Belle Chasse 
French, Shana Monroe 

Friday. Brand i Saline 
Fuller, Greg Natchitoches 
Fulop, Allison Port Barre 
Fulton, (Catherine Chalmette 
Fulton, Stuart Jennings 






Funderburk, Machelle Many 
Fung, Al Garden City, Kan. 
Funk, Alicia Mora 
Fuqua, Michael Natchitoches 
Furniss, Wade Pineville 

Fussell, Mamie Newellton 
Gaar, Mandy Deville 
Gaddis, Angela Natchitoches 
Gage, Rouchelle Port Arthur, Texas 
Gales, Brian Plaquemine 

Galiano, Amanda Ethel 
Gallien, Mary Campti 
Gallien, Steven Shreveport 
Galloway, Janice Natchitoches 
Gambler, Alonzo Baker 

Gambler, Chandra Baker 
Ganucheau, Andrew Baton Rouge 
Garcie, Evelyn Zwolle 
Gardner, Thalamus New Iberia 
Garlock, Allison Whitehouse, Texas 

Garner, Jill Natchitoches 
Garner, Latrice Dallas, Texas 
Garvin, Shawn Jasper, Texas 
Gary, Chad Lake Charles 
Gash, Teneka Morgan City 

Gaspard, Liz Natchitoches 
Gates, Jeremy Mooringsport 
Gaudet, Gail Many 
Gaudet, Kristian Natchitoches 
Gauthier, Jonathan Natchitoches 

Gauthier, Stephen Denham Springs 
Gay, Stacy Spring, Texas 
Gayer, Shannon Bossier City 
Gehrig, Barbara Lake Charles 
Gentry, April Morrilton, Ark. 

Germany, Ben Dry Prong 
Germusa, Michael Covington 
Gibbens, Bryson Thibodaux 
Gibson, Lorien Ft. Wayne, Ind. 
Gibson, Mary Natchitoches 




Gibson, Roderick Winnfield 
Gibson, Sharon Natchitoches 
Gibson, William Shreveport 
Gideon, Chantel Shreveport 
Giering, Jeffrey Natchitoches 

Gilbert, Kristin Alexandria 
Gilbert, Lotoria Leesville 
Gilbreath, Jennifer Monroe 
Giles, Judy Natchitoches 
Gill, Catherine Sulphur 

Gillen, Robert St. Francisville 
Gilmore, Eric St. Louis, Mo. 
Gingles, Amanda Shreveport 
Ginn, Gretchen Jonesboro 
Gintz, Gerald Alexandria 

Gintz, Jessie Alexandria 
Gintz, Lisa Pollock 
Gintz, William Natchitoches 
Gipson, Andre Shreveport 
Giroir, Jason Jackson 

Gist, Jim Longxille 
Givens, Jack Pineville 
Glasscock, Rebecca Natchitoches 
Glover, Andrew Jennings 
Godbold, Debra Shreveport 

Goff, Christopher Montgomery 
Goff, Neisha Lake Charles 
Goins, Enrika Decatur, Ga. 
Gold, Tamika Lecompte 
Gonzaque, Tammy Alexandria 

Goodwin, Jason Minden 
Gordon, Jared Glenmora 
Gordon, Ron Delhi 
Gordon, Shannon Pineville 
Gordon, Twyla Pineville 

Gorrell, Shawanda Natchitoches 
Gosha. Devin Natchitoches 
Gotti, Angelina Natchitoches 

Gottreu, Scott Quitman 
Gough, Gregory Pineville 





Grant, Karen Pineville 
Graves, Crissey Montgomery 
Gray, Charles Natchitoches 
Gray, Dawna Shreveport 
Gray, John Shreveport 

Gray, Terry Baton Rouge 
Grayson, Randall Clarence 
Green, Daniel Natchitoches 
Green, Eddie Baton Rouge 
Green, Jessica Florien 

Green, Kathy Natchitoches 
Green, Leslie Abbeville 
Greene, Scott Bossier City 
Greenhouse, Lesley Marksville 
Gremillion, David Moreauville 

Gremillion, Gant Covington 
Gremillion, Stephen Alexandria 
Grezaffi, Elizabeth Natchitoches 
Grezaffi, Luke New Roads 
Griffin, Jennifer Colfax 

Griffis, Colette Shreveport 
Grigg, Nichola Coushatta 
Grissom, Wendy Natchitoches 
Grooms, Julie Cotton Valley 
Gros, Heather Berwick 

Groves, Suzanne Garland, Ark. 
Guernsey, Christine Natchitoches 
Guernsey, Timothy Natchitoches 
Guffey, Stefanie Natchitoches 
Guidry, Jennifer Alexandria 

Guidry, Jennifer Many 
Guidry, Jill Alexandria 
Guidry, Melissa Covington 
Guilliams, Jay Natchitoches 
Guilliams, Karen Natchitoches 

Guillory, Brandon Opelousas 
Guillory, Danyelle Merryville 
Guillot, Elizabeth Marksville 
Guine, Leonard Delhi 
Gullotti, Pamela Natchitoches 




Guy, Tammy Natchitoches 
Guye, Nikebra Coushatta 
Guynes. Glynn Atlanta 
Guyton. Daniel Pickens 
Haack. Anna Sulphur 

Hagan, Carlan Leesville 
Hagan, Jessica Winnfield 
Hailey, Kristoffer Marthaxille 
Hales. Alecia Reeves 
Haley, Treska Mansfield 

Hall, Jennifer Gloster 
Hall, Perry Natchez 
Ham. Amy Natchitoches 
Ham, Ashely Natchitoches 
Hamilton. LaTonya Lufkin, Texas 

Hamous. Starlite Robeline 
Hand Kimberly Valparaiso, Ind. 
Haney. Renia Converse 
Hanible. Roshonda New Orleans 
Hanler. Demetrius Alexandria 

Hanson. Matt Natchitoches 
Hardin. Daniel Haynesville 
Hardison. Quentin Natchitoches 
Hardy. Jay Natchitoches 
Harford, Charles Ball 

Hargroder. Kristie Spring Hill 
Hargroder. Rachel Lumberton, Texas 
Harkins. Kristin Allen, Texas 
Harlan. Misty Winnfield 
Harmon. Cynthia Crow lev 

Harper. Laura Bossier City 
Harris. Aundrea Minden 
Harris. Deonica Tyler, / 
Harris. Earika Shrevepori 
Harris. LaQuita Minneapolis. Minn 

Harris. LaShonda Shrevepori 
Harris. LaTarchau Shrevepori 
Harris. LaTonya Shrevepori 
Harris. Yolanda I'meville 
Harrison. Catherine Natchitoches 




Harrison, Rodney Natchitoches 
Hart, Laura Colfax 
Harvey, Joseph DeRidder 
Harvey, Shareka Shreveport 
Hataway, Michael Pollock 

Hatcher, Dawn Leesville 
Hatchett, Jason DeRidder 
Hatten, Richard Natchitoches 
Hauser, Haley Shreveport 
Havard, David Lake Charles 

Hawkins, Mary Natchitoches 
Hawkins, Montreal Shreveport 
Hawthorne, Rhett Baton Rouge 
Hawthrone, Deborah Melrose 
Haydel, Bret Shreveport 

Hayes, Addy Robeline 
Hayes, Robin Leesville 
Hayne, Jessica Natchitoches 
Haynes, John Alexandria 
Hays, Donna Natchez, Miss. 

Hays, Robyn Mansfield 
Hazlewood, Thomas Albany 
Head, Shalonde Mansfield 
Heard, Patrick Mansfield 
Hearne, Kellie Chestnut 

Hebert, Al Pineville 
Hebert, Heather Shreveport 
Hebert, Julia Natchitoches 
Hebert, Kirk Cut Off 
Hebert, Sara Cut Off 

Hecht, Gretchen Eugene, Ore. 
Heimerman, Michael Wichita, Kan. 
Helaire, Edna Natchitoches 
Helgeson, Sarah Natchitoches 
Helms, Jr. Dan Bonifay, Fla. 

Henderson, LaShanda Ferriday 
Henderson, Ronald Natchitoches 
Henderson, Tiffany Marshall, Texas 
Henderson, Troy Many 
Hennigan, Stephanie Natchitoches 




Hennigan, Taylor Woodlands, Texas 
Henry, Celeste Houma 
Henry, Samantha Saline 
Henry, Shane Pineville 
Hensel, Jeremy Folsom 

Hensley, Bobby Natchitoches 
Hermes, Shelly Shreveport 
Hernandez, Jennifer Bossier City 
Hernandez, Kimberly Natchitoches 
Hertz, James Natchitoches 

Hester, Jody Coushatta 
Hester, Kristen Olla 
Hewett, Daniel Leesville 
Hibbler, Tonya Senatobia, Miss. 
Hickman, Daniel Merryville 

Hicks, Melissa West Monroe 
Hicks, Robert Leesville 
Hicks, Vincent Lafayette 
Higgins, Hope Natchitoches 
Higgins, Sean Natchitoches 

Hill, Lamonica Keatchie 
Hill, Lautquitta Shreveport 
Hill, Matthew Lindale 
Hillman, Alicia Monroe 
Hilton, Jason Hornbeck 

Hilton, Max Richardson, Texas 
Hirst, Brian Olean, N Y. 
Hodge, Shawn Shreveport 
Hodges, Elizabeth Montgomery 
Hoffpauir, Josh Vidalia 

Hogan. Jonathan Natchitoches 
Holden, Debbie Leesville 
Holden, Martha Winnjleld 
Holden, Scott Sachge, Texas 
Holley, Deborah Shreveport 

Hollingsworth, Francina &. Maurice 
I [ollins, 1 ouis Many 
Hollow ay. Candy Shreveport 
I [olmes, Shalita Montgomery 
Holmes. Shawnte Montgomery 




Holmes, Tamekia Montgomery 
Honeycutt, Stacy Natchitoches 
Honore, Alisha Baton Rouge 
Honore, Michael Ft. Stewart, Ga. 
Hooper, Martha Shreveport 

Horst, Casey Benton 
Horst, Lisa Harvey 
Horton, Antonio Mansfield 
Horton, Jesse Crystal Springs, Miss. 
Horton, Sandra Coushatta 

Housley, Ellis Natchitoches 
Housley, Peggy Mansfield 
Howard, Chanae Shreveport 
Howard, Eric Natchitoches 
Howard, Sonja Coushatta 

Howard, Tequila Harvey 
Howell, Jeanette Shreveport 
Howell, Joey Shreveport 
Howell, Juanita Natchitoches 
Howell, Quinita Natchitoches 

Hrapmann, Tricia Natchitoches 
Huber, Rebecca Shreveport 
Hubier, Pam Shreveport 
Hudson, Candice Quitman 
Hudson, Kenny Shreveport 

Huffman, Amelia Jena 
Huffman, Theresa Anchorage, Alaska 
Huffstetler, John St. Francisville 
Hughes, Jr. Martin Zachary 
Humphreys, Craig Alexandria 

Hunter, Hope DeQuincy 
Hutchins, Bridget Jena 
Hutchinson, Elaina Pineville 
Hutson, Kendrick Natchitoches 
Hutton, Bob Natchitoches 

Hymes, Tonnia Alexandria 
Hypes, Daniel Natchitoches 
lies, Jason Deville 
Imhoff, Chris Pleasant Hill 
Ingargiola, Jason Meraux 




Ingram, Jennifer Natchitoches 
Ivins, Alex Vivian 
Ivins, Cher Vivian 
Jackson, Anitra LeCompte 
Jackson, Clyde Natchitoches 

Jackson, Csenda Shreveport 
Jackson, Joharrah Natchitoches 
Jackson. Katrina Pelican 
Jackson, LaQuinta Zwolle 
Jackson, Lawanda Shreveport 

Jackson, Leroy DeQuincy 
Jackson. Shana Shreveport 
Jackson, Steven Winnfield 
Jackson, Takisha Natchitoches 
Jackson, Tiameka Monroe 

Jagers, Nicole New Orleans 
James, Beverly Natchez 
Janson, Jarrod Enterprise 
Jardoin, Christopher Pineville 
Jarrell. Jamie Evans 

Jarzabek, Claire Shreveport 
Jeane, Dawn Anacoco 
Jeansonne, Rebecca Alexandria 
Jeansonne, Tiffany Alexandria 
Jenkins. Steven New Orleans 

Jenneman, Melissa Natchitoches 
Jennings, Christine Church Point 
Jennings, Marina Natchitoches 
Jeselink, Paula Jena 
Jester. Jessica Shongaloo 

Jett, Lydia Hen ton 
John, Nancy Natchitoches 
Johnson. Brandon Natchitoches 
Johnson. Clinton Edgard 
Johnson. Dainian New Orleans 

Johnson. Dana Natchitoches 
Johnson. Demone Natchitoches 
Johnson. Geralynn Corpus Christi, Texas 
Johnson, Jacob Natchitoches 

Johnson. Jeremiah Natchitoches 




Johnson, Joseph Natchitoches 
Johnson, Joshua Winnfield 
Johnson, Linda Shreveport 
Johnson, Mark Pineville 
Johnson, Monica Shreveport 

Johnson, Neely Benton 
Johnson, Nikki Natchitoches 
Johnson, Roshanda Independence 
Johnson, Ruby Natchitoches 
Johnson, Tamara Duncanville, Texas 

Johnson, Timothy Natchitoches 
Johnson, Tracey Shreveport 
Johnson, Wesley Natchitoches 
Johnson, Yolanda Natchitoches 
Johnston, Heather Shreveport 

Joiner, Jhan Bedford, Texas 
Jones, Anne Spring, Texas 
Jones, Brad Natchitoches 
Jones, Cassaela Pelican 
Jones, Chandra Natchitoches 

Jones, Debbie Shreveport 
Jones, Emily Florien 
Jones, Felicia Leesville 
Jones, Jamie Shreveport 
Jones, Jeff Shreveport 

Jones, Jeffrey Delhi 
Jones, Johnathan Haynesville 
Jones, Lemuel Tallulah 
Jones, Mark Merced, Calif. 
Jones, Marleen Dry Prong 

Jones, Patrick Slidell 
Jones, Seth Natchitoches 
Jones, Shane Jena 
Jones, Shante Melrose 
Jones, Stanley Natchitoches 

Jones, Toniqua Ruston 
Jones, Tori Logansport 
Jordan, Georgette Winnfield 
Jordan, Larhond Shreveport 
Jordan, Stephanie Jena 




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Jordan, Tracy Robeline 
Jouette, Jared Forest Hill 
Jowers. Chanda Dry Prong 
Juckett, Megan Scott 
Jumonville. Charles Zachary 

Juneau, Gayle Cottonport 
Kaack, Jill Covington 
Kachadorian, Guy Elk Grove, Calif. 
Kamani, Tejaswini Natchitoches 
Kane, Timothy Alexandria 

Kao, Fred Taipei, Taiwan 
Kay, Charles New Llano 
Kay, Cheree New Llano 
Kebodeaux, Delanie Scott 
Kees, Matthew DeSoto, Texas 

Keiffer, Stacey Goldonna 
Keith, Christopher Coushatta 
Keith, Jennifer Coushatta 
Kelly, Matthew Lake Charles 
Kennedy, Bernita Many 

Kennedy Kiwana Natchitoches 
Kennedy, Marcus Ferriday 
Kennedy, Wendy Gretna 
Keough, Mark Minden 
Keys, Antionette Alexandria 

Keys, Melvin Mer Rouge 
Keyser, Trey Shreveport 
Kim. Yumi Anacoco 
Kimball, Marc Cut Off 
Kimball. Marcie Plaucheville 

King. Lakisha Atlanta 
King. Marcus Choudrant 
King. Nekedra Shreveport 
Kirk. Marie Shreveport 
Kirkham. Tracy Jamestown 

Kirkpatnck. RondaKn Doyline 
Kirts, LaTonya Campti 
Kiser, Russ Ferriday 
Kitehm. Megan Ft. Polk 
KJare, Andrea Zwolle 

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Knapp, Ramel Mansfield 
Knapschaefer, Kelly Bedford, Texas 
Knick, Todd Hineston 
Knight, Sherrilyn Shreveport 
Koozer, Jill Natchitoches 

Kopfler, John Baton Rouge 
Koskowski, Sharie Bossier City 
Kozak, David Natchitoches 
Krolczyk, Heather Mineral, Wash. 
Kropp, Diana Shreveport 

Kulaga, Angie DeRidder 
Kumbier, Kelly Garland, Texas 
LaBorde, Catina Alexandria 
LaBore, Megan Des Allemands 
LaCaze, Ashley Woodworth 

LaCaze, Michelle Bossier City 
LaCaze, Mique Natchitoches 
LaCaze, Rachel Natchitoches 
LaCombe, Jeremy Fordoche 
Lacour, Erricka Boyce 

LaCour, Larry Natchitoches 
LaCour, Michael Alexandria 
Ladatto, Kelly Shreveport 
Ladkin, Melissa Natchez 
LaFleur, Michelle Rosepine 

Lagarde, Edwin Thibodaux 
LaGrange, Gabriel Natchitoches 
Lam, Thien-Kim Addis 
Lambre, Amy Natchitoches 
Lamkin, Jeremy Ruston 

Lancaster, Leslie Natchitoches 
Landry, Chance Lake Charles 
Landry, Jenny New Iberia 
Landry, Keshia Abbeville 
Lang, Sara Shreveport 

Lanier, Wendy Shreveport 
LaPorte, Amy Gonzales 
Lapsley, Phyllis Leesville 
Large, Jeannie Hornbeck 
Largent, Nicole Natchitoches 




LaRosee. Joshua Bossier City 
LaRoux, Melissa Converse 
Larue, Lisa Shreveport 
Lasoux, Waylon Eunice 
Lasyone, Cody Atlanta 

Lattier, Keisha Shreveport 
Laughery. Lisa Bossier City 
Lavalais, Karla Alexandria 
Lavalais. Tamara Marksville 
Lawrence. David Natchitoches 

Lawrence, Lanny Mt. Vernon, Texas 
Lawrence, Matt Mt. Vernon, Texas 
Lawson, Ruth Campti 
Layfield, Chris Coushatta 
Leach, Kristi Many 

Leatherwood. Donald Converse 
Lee, Cassandra Provencal 
Lee, Michelle Natchitoches 
Lee, Sherman Longxiew; Texas 
Lee, Shetocha Jena 

Legendre, Cherissa Natchitoches 
Leger, Benjamin Grand Coteau 
Leger, Bryan Grand Coteau 
Legg, Stephanie Shreveport 
Leggett-Furniss, Mary Pinevillc 

Lelong, Misti Natchitoches 
Lemaire, Christina Kaplan 
Lemelle, E. J. Lawtell 
Lemoine, Andrea Destrehan 
Lemoine. Dean Plaucheville 

LeMoine, Mindy Montgomery 
Lenkart, Jeffrey Chicago Ridge, III. 
Leonard Emily Metairie 
Leone, Anthony Powhatan 
Leone, Stacie Shreveport 

1. ester. Chris Robeline 
Lester. Jennifer ( 'oushatla 
LeVasseur, Lydia shreveport 
Levell, Alicia Pride 
1 evy, 1 aban Shreveport 




Levy, Naomi Natchitoches 
Lewis, Aaron Shreveport 
Lewis, Kellee Shreveport 
Lewis, Rhenee Natchitoches 
Lewis, Ron Zachary 

Lewis, Samantha Mansfield 
Lewis, Stephanie Natchitoches 
Leyva, Luis Monahans, Texas 
Liberto, Michael Shreveport 
Liles, Regal Natchitoches 

Lindsey, Rodger Natchitoches 
Linscoms, Kimberly Alexandria 
Llorens, Latrena Natchitoches 
Lloyd, Jodi Natchitoches 
Lockey, Holly Coushatta 

Lodrigues, Cherie Berwick 
Loftin, Carrie Coushatta 
Loftin, Haley Coushatta 
Loftin, Lelah Coushatta 
Loggins, William Natchitoches 

Lomio, Brian Natchitoches 
Lomonaco, Amy Marrero 
Lonadier, Charles Natchitoches 
Londono, Juan Merritt Island, Fla. 
Long, Ann Elinora, Ind. 

Long, Erin Bossier City 
Long, Justin Natchitoches 
Long, Kimberly Campti 
Long, Richard Ruston 
Long, Timothy Ft. Worth, Texas 

Longlois, Joseph Natchitoches 
Lonidier, Tammy Montgomery 
Looney, Jennifer Belle Chasse 
Lopez, Vanessa Shreveport 
Losavio, Jade Marksville 

Loughner, Sharon Shreveport 
Louviere, Bridget Baton Rouge 
Louviere, Crystal Theriot 
Love, Henry Alexandria 
Love, Rick Alexandria 



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Lowder. Shawana Shreveport 
Loyacano, Melinda Alexandria 
Lucas. Erin Pineville 
Lucas, Harley Deville 
Luke, Sharon Montgomery 

Luker, Terri Tenaha, Texas 
Lutterman, Danny Gretna 
Lyles, Sarah Shreveport 
Lyles, Tatum Shreveport 
Lynch, Carolyn Winnfield 

Mabry, Judith Shreveport 
Mack, Brennan Kenner 
Mackey, Derek Shreveport 
MacNair, Deven Natchitoches 
Madden, Stacey Shreveport 

Magana, Danielle Natchitoches 
Magee, Harrison Natchitoches 
Magouirk, Amy West Monroe 
Mahl, Gina Metairie 
Mahoney. Deanna Shreveport 

Maldonado, Jennifer Dry Prong 
Malloy, Dola Leesville 
Maloney, Brandon Shreveport 
Malta, Sherie Monroe 
Mangum, Tammy Many 

Mann, Anita Bossier City 
Mann, Ronald Leesville 
Manning. Jill Garland, Texas 
Manning, Renell Shreveport 
Manuel, Katrina Elizabeth 

Manuel, Susan Natchitoches 
Maranto, Tony Bueche 
Marcantel. Jonathan Sulphur 
Marceaux. Cherie Shreveport 
Mailer. Kimberley Pineville 

Mamey, Geneva Natchitoches 
Marr. Libbv Florien 
Mars. Reynard Marrero 
Marshall. Kel\ m Alexandria 

Marshall. Shannon Ft. Polk 



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Marsiglia, Jonathan Maurice 
Marson, Leslie Natchitoches 
Martien, Celina Pineville 
Martin, Amy Pitkin 
Martin, Chad Anacoco 

Martin, Daniel Dry Prong 
Martin, Latasha Ringgold 
Martin, Lilly Bossier City 
Martin, Tait Cut Off 
Martin, Tiffany Ringgold 

Mason, Chad Natchitoches 
Mason, Corey Ruston 
Mason, Danielle Ruston 
Mason, Lester Vivian 
Mathews, Edward Natchitoches 

Maupin, Jason Deville 
Maxey, Timothy Zwolle 
Maxie, Genita Shreveport 
Mayeux, Stacy Moreauville 
Mayo, Chasity Trout 

Mayo, Susan Bossier City 
McArthur, Malcom Ft. Hood, Texas 
McBride, Drusilla Shreveport 
McCartney, Deidie Natchitoches 
McCarty, Lisa Shreveport 

McCarty, Patrick Shreveport 
McCarty, Paul West Monroe 
McClearn, Angela DeQuincy 
McClellan, Donna Coushatta 
McClelland, Virginia Eunice 

McClendon, Batram Natchitoches 
McClendon, Stacey DeRidder 
McClure, Brent Wildsville 
McComic, Tracy Grand Cane 
McConathy, Brandy Pelican 

McCormic, Timm Many 
McCraney, Annie Shreveport 
McCrory, Jennifer Sugartown 
McCullen, Brandon Natchitoches 
McCul lough, Codi Shreveport 



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McDaniel, Andrea West Monroe 
McDaniel, April Boyce 
McDaniel, Latisha Bastrop 
McDaniel, Mary Ann DeRidder 
McDearmont, Kelly Shreveport 

McDonald, Emily Leesville 
McDonald Faye Converse 
McDuffie, Patricia Ft. Polk 
McElroy, Jaime Marrero 
McFarlain, Kristi Westlake 

McFarland, David Haughton 
McGaha, Libby Many 
McGarry, Jarron Greenwood 
McGee, Glynisha New Orleans 
McGhee, Miranda Slaughter 

McGill, Francis Natchitoches 
McGregor, Jason Longview; Texas 
McHenry, Natasha Natchitoches 
Mclnnis, Evan L. Natchitoches 
Mclnnis, Monica Hornbeck 

Mclnnis, Tristan Benton 
McKenzie, Katy Shreveport 
McKinney, LeMoyne Natchitoches 
McKinney, Terrence Alexandria 
McKnight, David Alexandria 

McKnight, Justin Coushatta 
McKnight, Mitchell Natchitoches 
McLaren, Donna Natchitoches 
McLin, Erica Livingston 
McMullen, Noelle Monroe 

McNeal, Robin Effie 
McNcrney, Shane Jamestown 
McPhearson, Natasha Shreveport 
McPhearson. Richard Pelican 
McPherson. Bradley Natchitoches 

McQueary, Damn Natchitoches 
McQueary, Tabitha Baton Rouge 
McRae. Brandi Shreveport 
McShan. Jacqueline Shreveport 
McShan, ferresla Leesville 



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Meaux, Diane Abbeville 
Meche, Andree Welsh 
Medica, Josh Baton Rouge 
Megee, Aaron Natchitoches 
Meilleur, Chris Alexandria 

Melancon, Cherie Metairie 
Melancon, Emily Houma 
Melder, Jeremy Natchitoches 
Melder, Melissa Natchitoches 
Meneses, Reymundo Natchitoches 

Menou, Cheryl Natchitoches 
Mercer, Candy Winnfield 
Mercer, Richie Winnfield 
Merolla, Ramona Shreveport 
Merrell, Jennifer Boyce 

Merrill, Eddie Deville 
Merrill, Sheera Bossier City 
Merritt, Josh Bossier City 
Meshell, David Zwolle 
Meshell, Tina Zwolle 

Mesloh, William Bossier City 
Methvin, Chad Natchitoches 
Metoyer, Danielle Bossier City 
Metoyer, Laurie Shreveport 
Meyer, Courtney Natchitoches 

Meyer, Lesha Woodworth 
Meyers, Mark Winnfield 
Meynard, Matthew Shreveport 
Meziere, Jacqueline Natchitoches 
Michaels, Stacey Kenner 

Michel, Jake Lafayette 
Miers, Thomas DeRidder 
Milholen, JoAnna Shreveport 
Miller, Alesha Leesville 
Miller, Ate Shreveport 

Miller, Candace Shreveport 
Miller, Chad Minden 
Miller, Cordelia Leesville 
Miller, Delores Mansfield 
Miller, James Natchitoches 

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Miller, Kristie Winnfield 
Miller, Noel Shreveport 
Miller, Patricia Natchitoches 
Miller, Scott Natchitoches 
Miller, Sharon Benton 

Miller, Shawn Marrero 
Miller, Sherri Pineville 
Milligan, Heather Henderson, Texas 
Milligan, Jason Bossier City 
Mills, Chad Shreveport 

Mills, Rebecca Natchitoches 
Mills, Shameka Maringouin 
Milner, Tammy Haughton 
Minor, James Alexandria 
Minshew, Resia Mt. Vernon, Texas 

Mire, Michelle Garyville 
Mitchell, Alfred Natchitoches 
Mitchell, Erin Ville Platte 
Mitchell, Jennifer Natchitoches 
Mitchell, Landa Olla 

Mitchell, Sherre Atlanta 
Mitchell, Tracy Shreveport 
Mitchell-Wade. April Natchitoches 
Mixon, Helen Winnfield 
Mixon, Jim Bunkie 

Moak, Cindy Quitman 
Modgling, Todd New Braunfels, Texas 
Moffett, Larry Mansfield 
Monette. Timothy Cloutierville 
Monk, Jessica Oakdale 

Monk. Laurie Alexandria 
Monsour. Patricia Shreveport 
Montegut. Jeffrey LaPlace 
Montelone. Paul Natchitoches 
Montcllo. Keblos Natchitoches 

Montes. Marissa Natchitoches 

Montgomery, Allen Shreveport 
Montgomery. Michelle Shreveport 
Mont/. Wil Eunice 
Moore. Jeana Baton Rouge 

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Morales, Amanda Jefferson 
Moran, Hollie Pearl River 
Moran, Tori Many 
Moras, Sarah Alexandria 
Morgan, Anthony Shreveport 

Morgan, Buffy Cottonport 
Morgan, David Pineville 
Morgan, Melissa Natchitoches 
Morgan, Rick Vidalia 
Morgan, Stacy Natchitoches 

Morning, Thera Minden 
Moron, Bridget New Orleans 
Morris, Anita Coushatta 
Morris, Howard Pineville 
Morris, Jason Monroe 

Morris, Makan Shreveport 
Morris, Marilyn Derry 
Morrison, Samantha Bentley 
Morrow, Dustin Natchitoches 
Morvan, Kayla Logansport 

Moseley, Jason Coushatta 
Moser, Kathryn Monroe 
Moses, Clarence Minden 
Mosley, Tangy Natchitoches 
Motty, Andrea Abbeville 

Mouton, Heather New Iberia 
Mouton, Patrick Lake Charles 
Murad, Andrew Natchitoches 
Murad, Deneise Natchitoches 
Murphy, Eric Natchitoches 

Murphy, Shelly Gonzales 
Muse, Jim Winnfield 
Myers, Alicia Sulphur 
Myers, Brenda Shreveport 
Myers, Christy Shreveport 

Myers, Mandi Oakdale 
Myers, Torie Winnfield 
Myles, Aronica Shreveport 
Myles, Sosna Natchitoches 
Myles, Verie Ringgold 

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Nagle, Stefani Za^e Setevens, Wash. 
Nash, Leatrice Winnfield 
Nash, Robin Fores? ///// 
Neatherland, Joey Jonesboro 
Neff, Patrick TWer, Texas 

Nelson, Branch Shreveport 
Nelson, Bridgett Castor 
Nelson, Courtney Robeline 
Nelson, Felicia Alexandria 
Nelson, Louis Shreveport 

New, Patrick Natchitoches 
Newbill, Jamika Vidalia 
Newman, Kristy Luling 
Newman, Ursula Galliano 
Newton, Natasha Alexandria 

Ngo, Connie Shreveport 
Nicholas, Latashia New Orleans 
Nicholas, Theresa Gonzales 
Nichols, Guy Pineville 
Nichols, Scott Pineville 

Nickelberry, Cedrick Pearl, Miss. 
Nickerson, Kristy Sarepta 
Nisby, Nneka Natchitoches 
Nix, April Keithville 
Nix, Maurice Winnfield 

Noe, Sheila Natchitoches 
Noonan, Mariann Jefferson 
Norgress, Emily Denhain Springs 
Norris, Clint Jena 
Norris, Daniel Wilson 

Norwood, Stephen Coushatta 
Nowlin. Tiffany Natchitoches 
Nugent. Charlene Shreveport 
Nugent. Courtney I 'i Julia 
Nugent. Jason Joyce 

Nunc/. Camille Abbeville 
Nunley, Kasey Shreveport 
Nunn. Derek Natchitoches 
O'Berle. Billy Shreveport 
( >'Brien, Dawn Pearl River 





O'Con, Allison Natchitoches 
O'Quinn, Greg Sulphur 
Oakes, Curt Dry Prong 
Odom, Penswala Shreveport 
Oge, Lance Pine Prairie 

Ogle, Tom Natchitoches 
Oliver, Kerri Winnfield 
Olivier, Felicia Lawtell 
Osborne, Jody Abbeville 
Osborne, Nicole Ft. Polk 

Ott, Jamie Waxahachie, Texas 
Otwell, Chad Jonesville 
Oubre, Kassie Baton Rouge 
Oubre, Laura Baton Rouge 
Owen, Heather Shreveport 

Owens, Belinda Shreveport 
Owens, Jennifer Haughton 
Owens, Reldon Alexandria 
Pace, Nic Pineville 
Pacheco, Gloria Pineville 

Packer, Richard Baton Rouge 
Page, Christin Shreveport 
Paille, Angele Prairieville 
Palmer, Evelyn Many 
Palmer, Preston Port Arthur, Texas 

Parker, Angela Keatchie 
Parker, Austin Chatham 
Parker, Calley Leesville 
Parker, Heath Pineville 
Parker, Jesse Winnfield 

Parker, Kimberly Bossier City 
Parker, Matthew West Monroe 
Parker, Jr. Will Lake Charles 
Parkhill, Shelly Natchitoches 
Parsons, Michael Shreveport 

Parsons, Shana Natchitoches 
Partain, Jennifer Castor 
Partridge, Michelle Anacoco 
Partridge, Richard Anacoco 
Passantino, Kelly Harahan 



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Passman, David Rotterdam, Netherlands 
Patchen, Renee Denham Springs 
Pate, Cindy Bossier City 
Patel, Pina Mansfield 
Paton, Justin Shreveport 

Patrick, Dawn Converse 
Patrick, Jonathan Converse 
Patterson, Allan Colfax 
Patterson, James Colfax 
Patton, Nekeya Mansfield 

Payne, Clinton Natchitoches 
Payton, Erick Natchitoches 
Pearl, Annie Natchitoches 
Pearson, Omar Natchitoches 
Peck, Jennifer Orcutt, Calif 

Peck, Tammy Oxnard, Calif 
Pecquet, Cari Kenner 
Peevy, Alex Broken Bow, Okla. 
Pegues, Adarriel Shreveport 
Pelt, Sandra Simpson 

Penfield, Kyle Zwolle 
Penrod, Rebecca Robeline 
Penrod Tracy Robeline 
Peppers, Angel Olla 
Perez, Sonia Pineville 

Perhala, Nancy Natchitoches 
Perimon, Heather Hemphill. Texas 
Perkins. Bradley Pineville 
Perkins, Derrick Jennings 
Perkins, Julie Natchitoches 

Perry, Courtney Quitman 
Perry, Paton Pineville 
Perry, Veldon Natchitoches 
Perry, Wendy Natchitot hes 
Pesnell, knsty Haynesville 

Pete. Jonathan Lake Charles 
Peterman, Nora Tioga 
Peters. Aunetra Winnfield 
Peterson. Benjamin Jamestown 
Pctil, Dave Luling 




Pham, Huong Marrero 
Pham, Tue Shreveport 
Phillips, Daniel Natchitoches 
Phillips, Gina Shreveport 
Phillips, James Baltimore, Md. 

Phillips, Joni Many 
Phillips, Karen Montgomery 
Phillips, Kelly Lafayette 
Phillips, Lisa Robeline 
Phillips, Paul New Iberia 

Pickens, Davarick Alexandria 
Pickett, Michael Winnfield 
Pickington, Bridget Many 
Pierce, Ashley Houghton 
Pierce, Glen Natchitoches 

Pierce, Kristal Welsh 
Pierce, Mark Mansfield 
Pinckard, Matthew Bienville 
Pine, Angela Bossier City 
Pitcox, Katherine Natchitoches 

Pitre, Kelly Natchitoches 
Pitre, Misty Cut Off 
Pittman, Lisa Natchitoches 
Pizza, Anna Natchitoches 
Plaisance, Karen Baton Rouge 

Platz, Rebecca Ft. Polk 
Player, Danny Morgansport 
Player, Reneatha Shreveport 
Plum, Jonathan Minden 
Poe, Jeremy Leesville 

Poisso, Brooke Winnfield 
Poleman, Ken Bermuda 
Pollard, Missy Clovis, N.M. 
Pondeu, James Zachary 
Poole, Chris Natchitoches 

Poole, Stephanie Monterey 
Pope, Chris Natchitoches 
Porche, Julianna Lafayette 
Porter, Katie Mansfield 
Posey, Brandy Natchitoches 




Possoit, Angela Natchitoches 
Post. Miranda Natchitoches 
Poston, Vicky Shrexepovt 
Poteat, Donita New Llano 
Potter, Jodi Robeline 

Potter, Joyce Robeline 
Pouncy, LaChandria Shreveport 
Pourteau, Rusty Shreveport 
Powell, Joey Marthaville 
Pratt, Charles Shreveport 

Preston, Renex Grand Cane 
Preylo, LaTasha Natchitoches 
Price, Chris Joyce 
Price, Leigh Anne Winnfield 
Price, Lisa Natchitoches 

Price, Quentin Alexandria 
Price, Shrea Many 
Prince, Gina New Iberia 
Pritchard, Erin Covington 
Probst, Dara Vidalia 

Procell, Jeremy Joyce 
Procell, Shannon Noble 
Prudhomme, Eric Natchitoches 
Prudhomme, James Natchitoches 
Pumphrey, Leslie Beaumont, Texas 

Purvis, Jeremiah Montgomery 
Puryear, Sara Marrero 
Pye, Jamie Covington 
Rabalais, Andre Natchitoches 
Rabalais, Karen Natchitoches 

Racer, Kara Shreveport 
Radial, Bradley Pineville 
Radial, Jocelyn Natchez 
Radial. Shannon Vinton 
Racine. Jedidiah Montgomery 

Racine. Ira\ is Pineville 
Ragsdale, Heather Zachary 
Rahman. Sandra Vew Llano 
Rainey, Connie Vatchitoi hes 

Rambin, Kelli Shreveport 




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Randall, Raissa Iota 
Ranes, Kirsten Natchitoches 
Rashall, Christopher Boyce 
Rashleigh, Craig Slidell 

Rasrijan, Rurchanok DeRidder 
Rasy, Phillip Baton Rouge 
Ravare, Aaron Natchitoches 
Rawley, Joseph Lake Charles 
Ray, John Troup, Texas 

Ray, Scarlett Oakdale 
Ray, Scott Whitehouse, Texas 
Raymond, Perry Natchitoches 
Raymond, Taycial Natchitoches 
Readeaux. Rhonda Shreveport 

Reagan, Crystal Shreveport 
Ream, April Pineville 
Reardon, Heather Vidalia 
Reed, Stephanie Bossier City 
Reed. Wendy Jonesboro 

Reese, Alyson Zachary 
Reese, Shelita Baton Rouge 
Reeves, Eric Eunice 
Reeves, Joe Natchitoches 
Re illy, Barbara Shreveport 

Reilly, Justine Shreveport 
Reitmeyer, Patrick New Orleans 
Reliford, Alex Natchitoches 
Reliford, Tonya Natchitoches 
Reliford, Vance Natchitoches 

Remedies, Bonita Zwolle 
Remedies, Stephanie Mansfield 
Restive, Dwayne Grandlane 
Reves, Anna Baton Rouge 
Reyes, Carlos Waskom, Texas 

Rhodes, Darren Many 
Rhodes, Kathy Palestine, Texas 
Rhodes, Shelly Natchitoches 
Richard, Amanda French Settlement 
Richard, Brett Alexandria 

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Richard, Lisa Gueydan 
Richard, Nicole Mam- 
Richard, Oliva Baton Rouge 
Richardson, John Keithville 
Richardson, Melanie Provencal 

Richardson, Mike Camden, Ark. 
Riche, Callie Bunkie 
Riche. Courtney Bunkie 
Richeaux, Michelle Galliano 
Richmond, Charvis Whitehouse, Texas 

Riegel, Sharon Shreveport 
Riley, Cheryll Winnfield 
Riley, Tami Shreveport 
Rink, Tysie Berwick 
Risse, Julia Rosepine 

Rivera, Danette Bossier City 
Rivera, Haguit Bossier City 
Rivere, Kelli Harvey 
Rivers, Astaive Farmerville 
Rivers, Ricki Zwolle 

Rivers, Stacie Zwolle 
Rivers, Terri Zwolle 
Roach, April Shreveport 
Robb, Matthew Tyler, Texas 
Robbins, Crystal Slidell 

Robbins, Kyle Calhoun 
Roberson. Franklin Shreveport 
Roberson. Fredrick Shreveport 
Roberson, Jacob Winnfield 
Roberson, Sherry Ringgold 

Roberts, Anissia Jena 
Roberts, Kacey Angola 
Roberts, Walter Shreveport 
Roberts. William Natchitoches 
Robertson. Calandra Shreveport 

Robertson. Hope Pollock 
Robertson. Melissa Pineville 
Robichaux, Heather Uexandria 
Robinert, Robyn Tuttle, Okla. 
Robinson. Angela \4angham 




Robinson, Christopher Monroe 
Robinson, Lashika Campti 
Robison, Devon Anacoco 
Rockette, Shanta Abbeville 
Roden, Meisha Minden 

Roe, Rochelle Haughton 
Rogers, Claytonia Shreveport 
Rogers, Erika Anacoco 
Rogers, Zachary Natchitoches 
Rohrbeck, Warren Pitkin 

Romero, Gregory Natchitoches 
Ronquille, Danielle New Orleans 
Ronquille, Samantha New Orleans 
Roose, Nathan Zachary 
Rosas, Timothy Double Oak, Texas 

Ross, Elizabeth Natchitoches 
Roy, Valarie Shreveport 
Rozelle, Michelle Winnfield 
Ruffin, Theresa Natchitoches 
Runge, Chris Natchitoches 

Rushing, Joni Baton Rouge 
Russell, Keilani Metairie 
Russell, Kristen Morgan City 
Russell, Nathan Georgetown, Texas 
Russell, Stephanie Shreveport 

Russell, Vernon Prairieville 
Rutherford, Heather Noble 
Ryder, Ron Deville 
Sabrier, Jennifer New Orleans 
Salard, Toni Robeline 

Salina, Rose Shreveport 
Sanchez, Louis Houston, Texas 
Sanders, Jessica West Monroe 
Sanders, Sonja Shreveport 
Santelices, Mike Leesville 

Sarpy, Patricia Natchitoches 
Sarpy, Sabrina Natchitoches 
Satawa, Bryan Baton Rouge 
Saunders, Derek Elizabeth 
Savoie, John Livonia 



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Savoie, Tim Houma 
Sawrie, Maria Alexandria 
Sawyer, Brad West Monroe 
Sawyers, Marjorie Marrero 
Schexnayder, Courtney Vacherie 

Schexnaydre, Karen Natchitoches 
Schmieder, Sandy Baton Rouge 
Schneider, Chris Upper Lake, Calif. 
Schrock, Allisen Many 
Schroeder, Jennifer Long\iew, Texas 

Schulz, Randall New Orleans 
Scott, Angela Natchitoches 
Scott, Chelsea Sulphur 
Scott, Cortosha Mansfield 
Scott, Eurethia Bossier City 

Scott, Shelly Waterloo, Iowa 
Scott, Tajiddin Rayville 
Scott, Yolanda DeRidder 
Scribner. Jonathan Baton Rouge 
Scully, Misty West Monroe 

Searcy, Nancy Alexandria 
Seard David Bronx, N Y. 
Seastrunk, Gary Channelview, Texas 
Seegers. April Many 
Seegers, Wade Many 

Self, Angela Georgetown 
Self, Carey Lake Charles 
Self, Malesha Leesville 
Self, Michael Hornbeck 
Sellers. Jody Anacoco 

Semones. Marj one-Helen Shreveport 

Sepulvado, Amber Many 
Sepulvado, Seth Alexandria 
Session, Anitra Alexandria 
Settoon, Johnny Addis 

Settoon, Wendy Natchitoches 
Sexton, Jamie Broken How. Okla, 
Shankle, Jennifer Winnfield 
Shannon. Casey La Grange, Ga. 
Sharbeno, Dia Hornbeck 




Shauberger, Jeffrey Liberty, Texas 
Shaw, Beneen Natchitoches 
Shaw, Lucas Elmer 
Shaw, Mel Montgomery 
Shehee, Julie Ringgold 

Shelder, Christy DeRidder 
Shelton, Aimee Anne Bossier City 
Shelton, Lindsey Greenwell Springs 
Shelton, Sarah Montgomery 
Sherman, Heather Choudeant 

Shertzer, Julie Pineville 
Sherwood, Kay Luling 
Shirley, Cathy Alexandria 
Shoemaker, Nicole Shreveport 
Shove, Kathryn Elmer 

Shuford, Paula Pleasant Hill 
Sibley, Angie Natchitoches 
Siebenthaler, Michael Shreveport 
Sikes, David Jackson 
Simeon, Jr. Nicholas Lake Charles 

Simmons, Alisa St. Martinville 
Simmons, Mike Pineville 
Simon, Jovanna Crowley 
Simoneaux, Jeremy Crowley 
Simpson, Ashley Shreveport 

Simpson, Charles Shreveport 
Simpson, Kimberly Shreveport 
Sims, Bashunda Baton Rouge 
Sims, Elizabeth Natchitoches 
Sims, Micah Natchitoches 

Sinclair, Jerod Crowley 
Sinclair, Tricia Natchitoches 
Sinville, Rondedrick Shreveport 
Sistronk, Tahitha Bentley 
Skinner, Brandon Texarkana, Texas 

Slack, Sara Pineville 
Slaughter, Rita Florien 
Slayton, Iraina Brooklyn, N Y. 
Small, DeCarlos St. Maurice 
Smart, Anitra Baton Rouge 




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Smith, Blake Princeton 
Smith, Clifton Coushatta 
Smith, Daniel Shreveport 
Smith, Danielle Slidell 

Smith, David Jena 
Smith. Donna Shreveport 
Smith. Eddie Bunkie 
Smith, Emily Spring/nil 
Smith. Faleda Natchitoches 

Smith, Haley Shreveport 
Smith, Heather Shreveport 
Smith, James Baton Rouge 
Smith, Jessica Shreveport 
Smith, Jon Slidell 

Smith, Juanita Shreveport 
Smith, Kenan Alexandria 
Smith, Maggie Texarkana, Texas 
Smith. Matthew Florien 
Smith, Susan Bunkie 

Smith. Tangela Coushatta 
Smith, Tracy Leesville 
Smith, Valencia Patterson 
Smith-Lemelle, Joanie Natchitoches 
Snatic. Stephanie Lafayette 

Soileau, Annie-Katherine Bunkie 
Songy. Kasey New Orleans 
Songy, Kelly New Orleans 
Sonnier. Paul Natchitoches 
Spangler. Jake Frank/in 

Spew. Brent Pineville 
Spencer. Tiffany Natchitoches 
Spiller-Christopher, Joyce Ft. Polk 
Spurgeon. Scott Leesville 
St. Pe. Branch Deville 

Stacks. Daniel Broussard 
Stafford Earlita Alexandria 
Stafford, Joseph New Lanno 
Stanfield, Jeff Natchitoches 
Stanfield, Sand\ Mansfield 




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Stanley, Brent Shreveport 
Stanley, Hope Alexandria 
Staszak, Christopher Gretna 
Staudria, John Shreveport 
Steele, Sabrina Mesquite, Texas 

Stephens, Jennifer Pitkin 
Stephens, Patrick Bossier City 
Stephens, Shannon Shreveport 
Stephens, Shanrura Natchitoches 
Stevens, Davelyn Shreveport 

Stevens, Kara Natchitoches 
Stevens, William Natchitoches 
Stevenson, Chris Winnfield 
Stewart, Bruce Natchitoches 
Stewart, Christopher Crowley 

Stewart, Gabriel Noble 
Stewart, Ronnell Baton Rouge 
Stewart, Steven Benton 
Stewer, Jennifer Springfield 
Stinson, Kevin Ruston 

Stone, Kelly Plain Dealing 
Stone, Teronia Bossier City 
Storar, Russ Shreveport 
Storer, Elizabeth DeRidder 
Storrs, Benjamin Natchitoches 

Stout, Todd Iota 
Stowe, Kathleen Mansura 
Strain, Brandon Pineville 
Strain, David Piano, Texas 
Strange, Tracy Shreveport 

Strickland, Monica DeRidder 
Strong, Patronie Alexandria 
Strong, Roger Bossier City 
Stutson, Sarah Jonesville 
Suede, Hazel Spring, Texas 

Sullivan, David Natchitoches 
Sullivan, William Natchitoches 
Sutton, Cichele Port St. Lucie 
Sutton, Jennifer Denham Springs 
Swales, Adam Baton Rouge 




Sweezer, Jerry Shreveport 
Sylvie, Earnest Shreveport 
Talley, Jacob Lujkin, Texas 
Tanner, Norman Alexandria 
Tarver, Catherine Many 

Tarver, Christopher Bossier City 
Tatum, Ebony Bossier City 
Tarum, Erin Bossier City 
Tarum, Matt Converse 
Tarum, Tabitha Converse 

Taunton, Matthew Natchitoches 
Tausch, Gregory Loranger 
Taush, Lori Natchitoches 
Taylor, Charmaine Shreveport 
Taylor, Dana Natchitoches 

Taylor, Matt Alexandria 
Taylor, Rhonda Shreveport 
Taylor, Roshawanda Coushatta 
Taylor, Sandra Shreveport 
Taylor, Stephen Pineville 

Taylor, Todd Natchitoches 
Tennessee, Skylar Houston, Texas 
Tennyson, Randy Mineola, Texas 
Tester, Karen Ft. Polk 
Tesvich, Niko Belle Chasse 

Thanarse, Aldric Natchitoches 
Theriot, Michelle Greenwell Springs 
Thibodaux, Mary Houma 
Thomas, Alicia Ft. Irwin. Calif. 
Thomas. Angie Coushatta 

Thomas, Christopher DeRidder 
Thomas. Craig Benton 
Thomas, Daneen St. Martinville 
Thomas, Daryl New Orleans 
Thomas. Derrick Alexandria 

Thomas, Dina St. Martinville 
Thomas. Dwayne VewOrleans 
Thomas. Erica Bossier ( in 
Thomas. Hank Ft Huachuca, Ariz. 
Thomas. Kyle Bossier City 




Thomas, Ladann Dallas, Texas 
Thomas, Laura Many 
Thomas, Marcus Dubberly 
Thomas, Meaghan Ft. Irwin, Calif. 
Thomas, Randy Shreveport 

Thomas, Tammy Oil City 
Thomas, Tawasha Opelousas 
Thomas, Wendy Many 
Thomassie, Patrick New Iberia 
Thompson, Christopher Goldonna 

Thompson, Eric New Orleans 
Thompson, Michael Winnfield 
Thompson, Mike Charlotte, N.C 
Thompson, Randall Natchitoches 
Thompson, Tenisha New Orleans 

Tikker, Sondra Shreveport 
Tilley, Jennifer Leesville 
Tilley, Katherine Sulphur 
Tilley, Patricia Natchitoches 
Tilley, Shanda Zwolle 

Tilley, Steven Natchitoches 
Timm, Charles Shreveport 
Timmons, Lakeithia Minden 
Tingle, Chad Winnfield 
Tingle, Kristen Lafayette 

Todd, Sharon Shreveport 
Tolbert, Heather Merryville 
Toledo, David Pineville 
Toler, Kevin Baton Rouge 
Toney, Leshia Princeton 

Tooke, Joshua Leesville 
Toole, Michael Gladewater, Texas 
Tousant, Chenelle Natchitoches 
Tousant, Marissa Natchitoches 
Townley, Aaron Oakdale 

Tracy, Emily Natchitoches 
Tracy, Tauna Ft. Polk 
Traylor, Albert Dallas, Texas 
Traylor, Billy Denham Springs 
Traylor, Christal Hooks, Texas 

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Treadway, Amy Shreveport 
Triche, Eric Natchitoches 
Triplet, Erin Natchitoches 
Triplett, Amy Shreveport 

Trissler, Alicia Natchitoches 
Trosclair, Lucas Jeanerette 
Trull, Carroll Leesville 
Trumps, Douglas Lafayette 
Tureau, Tony Gonzales 

Turks, Kelvin Plain Dealing 
Turnage, Therese Hineston 
Turner. Daniel Leesville 
Turner. Kimberly Winnfield 
Turner, Tanya Mansfield 

Turner, Tracy Ferriday 
Turner, Tyrontic Coushatta 
Tweed, Jesse Natchitoches 
Tyler, Kimberly Natchitoches 
Tynes, Jeff Natchitoches 


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Vadnais, Margo Plaquemine 
Valair, Jeralyn Alexandria 
Van Dyke, Amie Pineville 
Van Dyke, Bemette Alexandria 

Van Stein, Steven Steinhatchee, 
Van Wick, Linda Scott 
Vandewater. Kimberly Eunice 
Vass, Jeremy Liberty 
Veazey, Ginger Abbeville 

Vedder. Mark Natchitoches 
Ventura, Maria-Susan Shreveport 
Verbick. kellev Baton Rouge 
Vernor, Kelly Winnfield 
Verrett, Charles Zachary 

Veuleman, Ra\ Robeline 
Vicknair. Antoine Ponchatoula 
Viers, Case) Natchitoches 
Vincent, Hannah Sulphur 
Vincent, Kimberh Winnfield 





Vines, Tracy Natchitoches 

Vinson, Elizabeth Natchitoches 

Vitter, Gavin Houma 

Vo, Jennifer Harvey 

Vo, MyLien Natchitoches 

Wactor, Preston Oak Grove 
Wadsworth, Robbie Lafayette 
Wagley, Ryan New Roads 
Wagoner, Junice Shreveport 
Waguespack, Julie Baker 

Waits, Michael Jena 
Walker, Angela Pineville 
Walker, Charles Atlanta 
Walker, Clint Mooringsport 
Walker, Michael Stonewall 

Wall, Chad Converse 
Wallace, Jonathan Natchitoches 
Wallace, Todd Natchitoches 
Waller, Casey Natchitoches 
Waller, John Natchitoches 

Waller, Michael Woodsworth 
Wallis, Carrie Natchitoches 
Wallis, Ryan Natchitoches 
Walmsley, Amanda Natchitoches 
Walston, Amanda Natchitoches 

Walter, Gladys Mansfield 
Walters, LaShawanda Ringgold 
Walz, Danielle Ft. Polk 
Wardell, Pete Mansfield 
Warren, Brian Natchitoches 

Warren, John Castor 
Warren, John Natchitoches 
Warren, Shannon Natchitoches 
Washington, Dorothy Natchitoches 
Washington, Javonna Shreveport 

Washington, Tiffany Shreveport 
Washington, Timothy Montgomery 
Washington, Yulondia St. Maurice 
Wassan, Kini Denham Springs 
Waterman, Wendy Houston, Texas 

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Watkins, Katherine Natchitoches 
Watkins. Kelly Henderson, Texas 
Watkins. Thomas Natchitoches 
Watley. Roy Natchitoches 

Watson, Alexandra Mer Rouge 
Watson, Chad Haughton 
Watson, LaWanna Batrop 
Watts, Jennifer Pineville 
Watts, Kenny Baton Rouge 

Watts, Leslie Shreveport 
Wayman, Annie Princeton 
Weaver, Deborah Shreveport 
Webb, Amanda Natchitoches 
Webb, Michael Jena 

Weir, Colleen Slidell 

Welch, Alice Shreveport 

Welch, Robbie Alexandria 

Weldon, Adrienne Florien 

Welker, Amber Broken Arrow. Ohio. 

Welling, Mollie Shreveport 
Wells, Brenda Pineville 
Wells, Candace Hineston 
Wells, Dannielle Dallas, Texas 
Wells, Teresa Shreveport 

Wesley, Michele Alexandria 
West, Brandi Bossier City 
West, Karen Many 
Westmoreland Don Shreveport 
Wetzel, Zeke Metairie 

Whatley, Aaron Hornbeck 
Whatley, Jackie Winn field 
Whatley. Tanya Natchitoi hes 
Wheat, Jonelle Natchitoches 
Whitaker. Patricia Shreveport 

White, Alexis Natchitoches 
White, Chandra Florien 
White, Christopher Shreveport 

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White, Shondra St. Francisville 
White, Tajakica Florien 
White, Tequita Natchitoches 
White, Jr. Harold Shreveport 

Whitehead, Jana Natchitoches 
Whitehead, Jill Natchitoches 
Whittington, Robin Shreveport 
Whorton, Chris Natchitoches 
Whorton, Julie Palestine, Texas 

Widner, Christy Pineville 
Wilbanks, Jennifer Columbia 
Wilbanks, John Jena 
Wiley, Timothy Mesquite, Texas 
Wilkerson, Jerry Simpson 

Wilkins, Lucinda Natchitoches 
Williams, Amy Pineville 
Williams, Andre Abbeville 
Williams, Armetrice Pelican 
Williams, Beau Shreveport 

Williams, Byron New Orleans 
Williams, Carmella Leesville 
Williams, Chandria Pleasant Hill 
Williams, Christopher Lake Charles 
Williams, Courtney Natchitoches 

Williams, Daphney Natchitoches 
Williams, Fawn Leesville 
Williams, Gwendulyn Alexandria 
Williams, Heather Baton Rouge 
Williams, Jamie Atlanta 

Williams, Jenifer Pineville 
Williams, John Natchitoches 
Williams, John D. Natchitoches 
Williams, Joycelyn Shreveport 
Williams, Judith Zwolle 

Williams, Kathleen Natchitoches 
Williams, LaTerrica Alexandria 
Williams, Lula Winnfield 
Williams, Monique Natchitoches 
Williams, Niondau Abbeville 




Williams, Ron Florien 
Williams, Sandie DeRidder 
Williams, Sarah Pollock 
Williams, Stephanie Natchitoches 
Williams, Susan Converse 

Williams, Thaihevia Franklin 
Williams, Wendy Pelican 
Williamson, Robin Jena 
Willis, Lovell Natchitoches 
Willis, Sherry DeRidder 

Wilridge, Ursula Lake Charles 
Wilson, April Vivian 
Wilson, Jeffrey Longxiew, Texas 
Wilson, Jon Oakdale 
Wilson, Jurlean Zwolle 

Wilson, Kwanza Ruston 
Wilson, Nikimba Ruston 
Wilson, Samantha Florien 
Wilson, Sarah Longview, Texas 
Wilson, Shenitha Leesville 

Wilson, Vanessa Jonesville 
Wilson-Smith, Janet Dry Prong 
Windham, Tammy Jena 
Winslow, Helen Campti 
Wise, Paul Many 

Witt, Sonya Shreveport 
Wold, Tracy Winnfield 
Wolfe, Chrystal Many 
Wolfe, George Natchitoches 
Wollfarth, Charles Chalmette 

Wommack, Donna Coushatta 
Wood. Janet ( 'astor 
Wood, Jason DeRidder 
Wood, Joe Bossier City 
Wood, Joyce Noble 

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Wood, Steven DeRidder 
Woodard, Carolyn Shreveport 
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Wright, Dustin Many 
Wright, Kalli Florien 
Wright, Lucas Oakdale 

Wright, Marishica Alexandria 
Wright, Michele Natchitoches 
Wright, Paul Campti 
Wyatt, Cindy Marthaville 
Yanes, Carlos Panama City, Panama 

Ybos, Stephanie Stonewall 
Young, Angela Dover, Ark. 
Young, Crystal Mittie 
Young, Elizabeth Shreveport 
Young, Kendra Alexandria 

Young, Tanner Natchitoches 
Yousey, Theresa Natchitoches 
Zachery, Monquie Alexandria 
Zegac, Andrea Natchitoches 
Zelasko, Eric Houma 

Zercher, Christina Natchitoches 
Zimmerman, Jennifer Winnfield 
Zito, Devin Baton Rouge 
Zito, Ryan Fordoche 
Zuber, David Shreveport 

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Jim Esco 1996 

James Esco, the first instructor hired for the hospitality management & tourism program two 
years ago, died at age 53. Esco played a major role in establishing the HMT curriculum and 
launching enrollment of about 150 students into the program. Esco also helped establish and 
served as adviser to the Hospitality Management & Tourism Association on campus. 

"A lot of our success is a credit to Jim. He was an excellent promoter and recruiter for the 
program," Pat Pierson, department head of Family and Consumer Sciences, said. 

The experiences Esco brought into his classroom began at Louisiana College where he 
graduated in 1965 in mathematics. After college, he served as a Navy fighter pilot in Vietnam 
for four years. He was awarded a dozen medals for his flying in the war. 

Upon returning to the United States, Esco earned his MBA in Hotel, Restaurant and 
nstitutional Management from Michigan State University. 

Esco served on the Education Committee for Louisiana Travel Promotion Association, a state organization that edu- 
cated businesses and communities on the importance of tourism to the state. 

Throughout his 24-year career, Esco consulted companies in the restaurant, hotel and real estate businesses and taught 
it several colleges and universities. In the late '70s and '80s he owned and operated The Landing Restaurant in Gulfport. 

Esco taught at the University of New Orleans, University of Southern Mississippi, Phillips Junior College in Gulfport 
d Fort Lauderdale College in Florida before coming to Northwestern. ^^^ m DeAdrian Alexander and Amy Wisdom 

Al Villavaso 1996 

After 21 years of active duty in the U.S. Army Signal Corps, Alfred Villavaso retired in 
989 and returned to Natchitoches to teach. 

Villavaso was a mathematics instructor at the Louisiana School for Math, Science and 
he Arts in 1989. In 1990, he came to Northwestern as an associate professor of industrial tech- 
nology until his death. He had been the Coordinator of Industrial Technology since 1994. 
Villavaso also served as a professor of military science before retiring from the military. 

Before coming to Northwestern, Villavaso was a graduate assistant at Georgia Institute 
l,f Technology and an associate professor in electrical engineering at the U.S. Military Academy 
t West Point from 1978-81. 

Villavaso attended Louisiana State University receiving a bachelor of science in electri- 
fcal engineering, 1968; Georgia Southern College, 1974; and Georgia Institute of Technology 
laming his masters in electrical engineering, 1978. 

Villavaso left behind his wife of 28 years, the former Karen Thompson, and two daugh- 
ters, Kerry and Heather. 

Villavaso also participated in a variety of other activities. He sang and played the guitar in the choir o\' Immaculate 
Konception Church and was a member of the Bivocals Barbershop Quartet. He was a member of the Institute of Electrical 
lid Electronics (IEEE) and faculty advisor for the student organization. He helped field Louisiana's ream (the first team 
Ler from the state) in the U S.' first national Robotics competition. ^^™ DeAdrian Alexander 

In Rememnrance Of 


Organizations Directory 

266 Alpha Kappa Delta 

266 Alpha lambda Delta 


267 Black Student Association 

268 Baptist Student Union 

269 Blue Key 

269 Chess Club 

270 Circle K 

270 College Republicans 

271 Current Sauce 

271 Diamond Dolls 

272 Flight Team 

272 Forestry Wildlife Conservation Club 

273 German Club 

273 Institute of Electrical Electronic Engineers 

274 Inspirational Mass Choir 

274 Latter Day Saints Association 

275 Kappa Kappa Psi 

275 KNWD 

276 National Broadcast Society 
276 Phi Beta lambda 

277 Phi Eta Sigma 
277 Phi Mu Alpha 

278 Psi Chi 

279 Public Relations Student Society of America 

280 Sigma Alpha lota 

280 Social Work Club 

281 Student Activities Board 

281 Student Government Association 

282 Student Personnel Association 

282 Swamp Demons 

283 Tau Beta Sigma 


284 Veterinary Technicians Club 

284 Wesley Westminster Foundation 






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Alpha Kappa De 

Alpha Lambda Delti 


Alpha Kappa Deltar.Aipha lambda 



Terrick Harrell, Lisa Horst, Natashia Horton 

row I: (L-R) Jerrie Hudson (parliamentarian), Lawrence Freeman (vice president), Icrrick Harrell 
(president), Maria Layton (secretary), Belinda O'Neal (public relations). Michele Wright (treasurer) 
\rvw 2: Pamela A. Lykes, Enrika Coins. Tawana Sumbler. Larry Lllis. Toni Collins. Marlon 1 dwards, 
(Felicia Batiste, Shemika Greenhouse, Alicia Hales. Tamika Jackson row 3: Montreal Hawkins, .lack 
Givins, Christopher Joffrion. Francina Hollingsworth, Roshanda Johnson. Natashia Horton. Arien 
Lewis, Jennifer Fabrc', Heidi Jones 


Student Association 

B/4CCHUS/SB4DA::Bladl' Student Association 


Baptist Student Unio 


David Allen, Kelli Arthur, Scott Ashworth, Allison Ayers, Roubert Bailes, Kim Baird, Andy Bankston, 
Ben Bannister, Chris Barbo, Polly Baum, Shelley Belgard, Cori Berger, Stephanie Bierden, Chris 
Bijeaux, Allison Bishop, Rachel Bollens, Brittany Bono, Heston Bordelon, Larry Boyett, April Bradford, 
Lana Breland, Donald Bryant, Gordon Butler, Elizabeth Cambre, Corey Candler, Derek Carson, Joseph 
'Cauthron, Gregory Chandler, Stephanie Chelette, Wendy Christy, Amy Cleveland, Bill Collins (director), 
Cole Collins, Phyllis Collins, Betsy Corley, Mindy Cox, Rachael Craft, Brent Craig, Amy Craig, Matt 
Creighton, Kasey Crittenden, Sarah Crooks, Michael Dean, Nicole Dove, Brad Driggers, Denise 
Driggers, Julie Duncan, Matthew Endris (president), Tafta Evans, Brandon Fairbanks, Becky Farabough, 
Robyn Faulk, David Fields, Rhett Fitzgerald, Becky Fletcher, Mark Foster, Clarence Frank, Mandi 
Galiano, Teneka Gash, Chantel Gideon, Jim Gist, Jared Gordon, Scott Gottreu, Wendy Grissom, Danyelle 
Guillory, Misty Harlan, Terry Hatten, Erik Hebert, Troy Henderson, Daniel Hickman, Jennifer Hill, Louis 
Hollins, Stephan Huber, Bridget Hutchins, Jennifer Ingram, Cesar Isgitt, Leslie Jacob, Heather Johnson, 
Jacob Johnson, Tom Johnson, Marleen Jones, Marcie Kimball, Ann Marie Kinard, Jasmine Kruger, Angie 
Kulaga, Kelly Kumbier, Megan LaBore, Michelle LaFleur, Chance Landry, Keshia Landry, Rich Lewis, 
Carrie Loftin, Lelah Loftin, Jenni Lord, Ginger McClelland, Bryan McCullough, Andrea McDaniel, 
Katrina Manuel, Jonathan Marcantel, Elizabeth May, Ginger McClelland, Jesse Meek, Reymundo 
Meneses, Courtney Meyer (vice president), Tate Miller, Jason Milligan, Becky Mills, Shemeka Mills, 
Tracey Mitchell, Jessica Rae Monk, Shelia Monk, Mandy Morales, Andrew Murad, Deneise Murad, 
Mitzi Murphy, Aronica Myles, Kristy Newman, Mariann Noonan, Lane Norwood, Marcus Norwood, 
Courtney Nugent, Aida Palces, Kent Palermo, Laura Ponder, Stephanie Poole, Julianna Porche, Christi 
Pyle, Toby Quarles, Raissa Randall, John Ray, April Ream, Jill Richardson, Matt Robb, Angela 
Robinson, Shana Rockette, Warren Rohrbeck, Derek Saunders, Chris Sherwood, Darrell Smith, Matthew 
Smith, Laura Spangler, Daniel Stacks, Jennifer Stephens, Julie Stephens, Kara Stevens, Jennifer Sutton, 
Brandi Swann, Becky Sylvester, Norman Tanner, Ebony Tatum, Michelle Theriot, Brent Thomas, Bruce 
Thomas, Katherine Tilley, Heather Tolbert, David Toledo, JeffTynes, Kim Vandewater, Steven Von Stein, 
Nikki Walker, Beverly Warren, Aaron Whatley, Keith White, Kevin White, Adam Whitney, Christy 
Williams, Fawn Williams, Joy Williams, Marty Williams, Michael Williams, Wess Winn, Adam Wolfe, 
Joseph Wolfe, Joe Wood, Patrick Worsham, Thomas Worsham, Lucas Wright 

Baptist Student Union 

Blue Key 

Circle K 





Arow I: (L-R) Robert Morgan, Melissa Fuselier (president), Samuel Woodruf (vice president), Candy 
Miller (secretary), Natasha Purcell (treasurer), Nikki Curtis (historian) row 2: Daniel Norris, Necoll 
< Alexis, Shannon Dumas, Melissa Bahs, Heather Cooley, Bridget Louviere, Kristopher Vidos row 3: 
I Chris Thomas, Rhea Campbell, Nora Peterman, Jeralyn Valair, Angela Bailey, Jamerilin Davis, 
jNatashia Horton row 4: Wayne Burris, Julie Erceg, Jeremey Rhodes, Chad Averett, Larry Collins, 
^ Jenny Vance, Daffney Dauzart, John A. Reves 



row 1: (L-R) Ursula Newman (photographer), Heather Perimon (recording secretary), Toby Danna 
(public relations), Mark Gibson (2nd vice chairman), Chad H. Mills (chairman), Christy Carrigan 
(1st vice chairman), Angela Pine (Treasurer), Matt Pinckard (parliamentarian) row 2: John Alexander j 
Reves, Daniel E. Norris, Kimberly Marler, Patrick H. Carlson, Craig Seals, Patrick A. McCarty, 
Jennifer Stephens, Rich Lewis row 3: Bridget Louviere, Andrew McConnell, Lisa Gintz, Sissy Gintz, 
Elizabeth Shandersky, Steven M. Tilley, James Carey 

College Republic 


Circle K/.CoUege Republicans 


Current Sauce 





row 1: (L-R) David Seard, Lesa Thompson, Elizabeth V Crump, Sarah Crooks, Andrew Martin. 
Tarum Lyles, Stacey Michaels, Adrienne Weldon, Eric Dutile row 2: James Ponder, Noelle 
McMullen, Becky Farabough, B. Mark Pierre, Suzanne Delaney, Jeffrey Montegut Jr., Tracey 


111 Jft ? 




■ t 




■-mr /: (L-R) Eugenie Duhon (alumni reunion). Heather Johnston (public relations), Amice Miremonl 
l(captain), Dottie Hebert (captain). Tammy Harris (captain), Theresa Ybusej (activities chairman), 
|Sandy Schmieder (fundraising chairman) row 2: Michelle Mire. Courtney Casino. Jamie Jan ell. 
iPaige Campbell, Rachel Hargroder, Frances McCiill. Danielle Doinier/vm 3: Ashle\ Pierce, Susan 
Elliott, Christina Cutrer, Nicole Earhart, Michelle Richeaux, Alicia C. Hillman row 4: kimbeiK 
Baird, Olivia Richard, Courtney Perry. Kristy Thomas 

*^| Baud, Olivia 

Diamond Dolls 

Current Sauce::Diamond Dolls Jj ^ 

Flight Team 


.row 1: (L-R) Russell Griffith (adviser), John Freed, David Camburn, Casey Waller row 2: John 
Strahan, Steven Bury, Travis Lavergne, Toby Berthelot, Greg Harris, Paul Bass 







row 1: (L-R) Heather Crain (president), Heather Kahler (vice president), Crystal M. Dowden (secre- 
tary), Tonya Bolton (treasurer) row 2: Mike Flynn, Shane Edmonds (public relations), Mat Flynn 


ervation Club 

LA Lis HightTeam/.forestry Wildlife Conservation Club 

German Club 


row 1: (L-R) Troy Clough (treasurer), Tabitha McQueary, John Alexander Reves (president). Cat 
Hobden (vice president), Marisol Del Teso (secretary) row 2: Alexei V. Nekrasa, Richard C. Dupuy 
Jr., Becky Farabough, Jared Jouette 



\ T 

row 1: ( L-R) Tom Hall (adviser). Carry Etheredge (secretary treasurer), William S Sullivan (presi- 
dent), Rodney Burrell (vice president) row 2: John Richardson, Frank Guinn, Gar) Jett 

nsutulc of Electrical Electronic Engineers 

German Clubr.lnstitute of Electrical Electronic Engineers Jj [_J) 

Inspirational Mass Choj 

row I: (L-R) Maggie Kipper, Becky Wood, Susan Bramlett row 2: Eric Dutile, Lance Baldwin, John 

Latter Day Samts-4 



inspirational Mass Choir/latter Day Saints Association 

1 ' 

Kappa Kappa Psi 



' KK9 *** 



■< :, 


row 1: (L-R) Joe McChain (president), Jeremy Thomas (executive vice president). Brian Smetzer 
(vice president of membership), B.J. McCarter (secretary), Paula T. Brown (historian), David L. 
Penton (treasurer) row 2: Shawn Hornsby, Leonard Bowen, Kenneth Miller. Matthew Morvant. 
Kenneth Cancio, Edwin Curtis, Brian Rhodes row 3: Branden F. Barnes, Chad Hamlen, Robert 
Calkins, Eddie Elsey Jr., Roderick Barron, Louis Sanchez row 4: Micharles Gray, Daniel Guyton, 
Jon Marsiglia, David Fields, Tony Diez, Mark Johnson, Jason Milligan, Clint Benoit 

WW fj«* ft/f'l I 

\rmv I: (L-R) Casey "Babyface" Shannon. 
|Bobby "Cousin'* Carney, Tail "I ncle" Martin, 
Buddy "GM" Wollfarth, Jeff "Master Grand 
Delux Elder" Burkett, rim "Metal" Guernsey, 
Julianna Porche row 2: Jeff"Jager" Montegul 
Air., Suzanne "Slappy" Delaney, Joel "Kung 
1 1 u" Deutser, Paul "Wildchild" \\o. Carrj 
•'Count** Moffett, Nick "The Wk" Chartano, 
Maggie **" Wease" Smith 


Kappa Kappa Psi:.KNWD 

National Broadcast Socie 

Phi Beta Lam 


National Broadcast Society::Phi Beta Lambda 

Phi Eta Sigma 

row 7:(L-R) Jonathan Gauthier, Scotty Williams, Randall Schulz, Chris Conway, John K. Ray 

row 2: Mike Arnaud (senior adviser), James Deshotels, Jim Owens (secretary), David Balcer (public 


[ t^-*v ;[■! ■■!■ mt ■ 

row 1: (L-R) Matt Casstevens (music director), Eric Englehardt (fraternity education officer). Chad 
iHamlin (parliamentarian), Chris Conway (secretary), Cole Lemay (president), Don Hardin (treasur- 
er), Dan Hardin (historian), Scott Greer (alumni secretary) row 2: John Ray. Clarence Frank. Chris 
Whorton, Toby Daisy, Robert Browning, Cedric Shorter, Jason McGregor, Casey Viers, Brian 
Rhodes row 3: Ryan Dugas, Randy Schulz, Michael Liberto, Rick Morgan, Shawn Hornsby. Jeff 
Carraway, Jason Morris, Jeff Hanel, Brandon Barnes row 4: Dominic Cuccia, John Brennen. Andrew 
Silver, Brian Hamlin, John Dunn, Eric Zelasko, Brandon Strain, Don Bryant, Randal Babin row 5: 
Terrick Harrell, Larry Ellis. 

Phi Mu Alpha 

Phi Etti Sigma.-.Phi Mu.-Uphu 


Phi Kappa Phi 

Psi Chi 


Phi Kappa Phr.Psi Chi 

it Society of America 



1 1 



row 1: (L-R) David Balcer, Stacey Michaels (secretary/treasurer). Danny Helms (president). Ashley 
Dean, Chad Guess, Emily Leonard row 2: Shane Johnson, Justin Courtney, Jason Doerner, Nic Pace, 
Jake Gilmore, Douglas Scroggins 







i/y;u' /.- (L-R) Martha Hooper (treasurer). Wendy Crochet (secretary), Cari Pecquet (president), Anna 
( Pizza (vice president), Jennifer Wilbanks (public relations) row 2: Jamie Anding, April Nix, 
f" Stephanie Reed, Angela M. Stills, Dwanna Fobbs, Amy Crews. Gina Mahl. Stace> Michaels row 3: 
fpMelissa Morgan, Amy Broussard. Paula (rover. Storer, Shannon Brown. Kimberly Parker. 

Purple Jackets 

Public Relations Student Society of America .Purple Jackets /j [_j 

Sigma Alpha lota 

k, m »»■ 

- i 



\row 1: (L-R) Jennifer Coatney (corresponding secretary), Michelle K. Belanger (vice president of 
M membership), Nicole Largent (president), Layla Barrett (sergeant at arms), Eileen Price (vice presi- 
.M|dent ritual), Megan LaBore (recording secretary), Lori Tausch (treasurer) row 2: Sara Puryear, 
HjAllison Ayers, Haguit M. Rivera, Lois Davis, Sara Diehl, Amy Upchurch, Erika Zeckser row 3: 
Shelly Belgard, Heather Johnson, Jennifer Hill, Kristy Frazier, Kay Sherwood 

L T'tlE. \ 


Rene Valentine (treasurer), Jessica Collins, Sandra Horton (president), Glenn D. Dowden. 


Social Worl 


Sigma Alpha \ota::Social Work Club 

Student Activities Board 

ww I: (L-R) Lisa Horst (public relations), Zeke Wetzel (secretary /treasurer), Tait J. Martin (presi- 
dent), Misti Chelette (vice president), David Deggs (parliamentarian) row 2: Amy Tompkins, Andrea 
Lemoine, Ryan Scofield, John C. Hatley, Wes Ancira, Gina Mahl, Reta Brashears, Ann Marie Kinardj 
Kollie Moran row 3: Tim Canerday, Joel Deutser, Tommy Mosley, Natashia Horton, Belinda O'Neal, 
floshanda Johnson, Francina Hollingsworth, Arien Lewis row 4: Paul Monteleone, Tracy Mitchell, 
^aul Rome, Tim Savoie 

'row I: (L-R) Alicia K. Thomas (vice president). Carlton M. Downe) (president), Lee Hall (treasurer) 
\row 2: Sandy Schmieder, Amy Crews, Alyson Courtney, Melinda Loyacano, Tenia 1 barb. Julie 
iBedard row 3: Trey Earle, Emily Tracy, Allen Eubanks, John Black, Richard Long 

■ ' 

eminent Association 

Student Activities Board Student Government Association 


Student Personnel Assort 

Student Personnel Association/.Swamp Demons 

Tau Beta Sigma 

row I: (L-R) Bette Howell-Maroney (adviser), Paula Crover (secretary), Eugenie Duhon (vice presi- 
dent), Tracey Mitchell (president). Kristie Hargroder, Lori Lege row 2: Rosa Lee Bauer. 1 andon 
Amberg, LeAnne SwatTord Elizabeth GrezatTi. Stacey Morgan, Takeshia Carrigan, Gayla Edwards 

ow 3: MyLien Vo, Amy Tompkins, Jeffrey Jones, Claire Chester. Jacki Borrero, Case) Shannon 


Tau Beta Sigma::UNAFACS 


Veterinary Technicians Club 

Wesley Westminster Foundation 


Veterinary Technicians Club:; Wesley Westminster Foundation 

\n Conclusion... 

When we first came up with the 
idea for Juxtaposition, we knew we 
were searching for something 
fresh and fun.This book represents 
the change that Northwestern has 
seen the past year.Jhe o\d cliche is 
true— times, they are a changin'l 
We had a year of many firsts 
here. ..we scanned 95% of our pho- 
tos, used a different layout pro- 
gram and asked for help in locat- 
ing pictures from a bunch of peo- 
ple. You will find pages with lots of 
words and others that just contain 
pictures. Some of our ideas may 
seem a little warped at times along 
with our pictures, but we did this 
on purpose. College is not about 
perfect measurements and straight is a Juxtapostion of acade- 
mics and a social life— where edu- 
cation and self-discovery overlap. is our intention for our read- 
ers to have fun exploring the book 
we enjoyed putting together. 

—Paula ).Crover.editor-m-chief 



in pi* 

Abouharib, Nabil 198 
Abrusley, Damien 198 
Abshire, Brandy 169, 198 
Aby, Jennifer 12, 19, 167, 198, 

Achord, Steven 198 
Ackerman, Catherine 198, 266, 

Adams, Hall 198 
Adams, Monica 167, 198 
Adkins, Gloria 198 
Aelo, Elizabeth 25 
Afowerky, Yanas 198 
Agent, Marcia 198 
Aguillard, Casey 198 
Aichinger, Alex 259 
Alcala, Gina 167, 198 
Alden, Lindy 198 
Aldredge, Sia 198 
Aleshire, Jane 198 
Alewyne, Jenny 169, 198 
Alexander, Bree 198 
Alexander, Brian 161 
Alexander, Charles 198 
Alexander, DeAdrian 198, 303 
Alexander, Kenta 1 98 
Alexander, Matthew 177, 198 
Alexander, Priscilla 198 
Alexander, Sam 133 
Alexander, TaShekia 274 
Alexander, Tracie 167, 198 
Alexis, Necolle 198, 270 
A I lord, Dana 198 
Alford, Heather 198 
Alkire, Kelli 198 

Allain, Corey 198 
Allen, Becca 122 
Allen, Carol 195 
Allen, David 198,268 
Allen, Donald 198 
Allen, Jay 198 
Allen, Jerry 259 
Allen, John 177, 198 
Allen, Kimberly 198 
Allen, Mandy 283 
Allen, Melissa 198 
Allen, Patrick 173, 198 
Allen, Tamika 198 
Allen, Vonetta 198 
Allison, Ryan 198 
Allums, Ben 163 
Alost, Alma 27 
Alvey, Stephanie 198 
Amberg, Landon 199,283 
Ammons, Kevin 199 
Amos, Michella 199 
Ancira, Wes 25, 177, 199,281 
Anderson, Aisha 199 
Anderson, Charles 199 
Anderson, Christie 266 
Anderson, Ericka 199 
Anderson, Garrett 1 99 
Anderson, Heather 199 
Anderson, Jamila 199 
Anderson, Jarmi 19 
Anderson, Jason 163, 199 
Anderson, Liberty 199 
Anderson, Lisa 199 
Anderson, Lynee 199 
Anderson, Lynn 19 
Anderson, Mallie 199 
Anderson, Tanya 199, 284 
Anding, Jamie 167, 199,279 
Anding, LeAnn 199 
Andrews, Ashley 157, 199,266 
Andrews, Julie 169 
Andrus, Kevin 177 
Andrus, Natalie 199 
Antee, Terry 199 
Anthony, Abraham 1 99 
Anthony, Gerald 1 99 
Anthony, Kymberlie 199 
Anthony, LaTanya 199 
Arabie, Holly 167, 199 
Ard, Charlotte 199 

Ardoin, Anthony 1 99 
Arechiga, Luis 25 
Arieux, Tony 14, 15 
Arkansas, Natalie 199 
Armand, Luke 199 
Armstrong, Christy 199 
Armstrong, Louis 199 
Armstrong, Richard 163, 199 
Armstrong, Robin 37,199 
Arnaud, Mike 269, 271,302 
Arnold, Blake 161, 199 
Arnold, Michael 199 
Arnoldussen, Lance 199 
Artigue, Joy 199 
Ashley, Casey 19, 169, 199 
Ashley, Tracy 149, 165, 199 
Ashworth, Scott 268 
Assulin, Genesis 200 
Atkins, Rederick 200 
Atkins, Shawna 200 
Atwell, Lorna 200 
Aught, Latrese 274 
Austin, Doris 195 
Austin, Laurie 200 
Austin, Meghan 200 
Austin, Rebecca 157,200 
Autrey, Chuck 200 
Avant, Ann 200 
Averett, Chad 200, 270 
Averitt, Robin 200 
Ayers, Allison 268, 280 
Ayo, Paul 275 
Azlin, Bruce 200 
Azlin, Smart 200 

Babcock, Shauna 200 
Baber, Sandy 200 
Babers, Deborah 200 
Babers, Khakillya 200 
Babers, Stephanie 200 
Babin, Joseph 177 
Babin, Jr. Randel 200, 277 
Bacorn, Angela 200 
Badeaux, Jaime 169 
Bagwell, Kelsey 200 
Baham, Tammy 200 
Bahs, Melissa 200, 270 
Bailes, Robert 268 
Bailey, Angela 200, 270 
Bailey, Aubrey 200 
Bailey, Brett 177 
Bailey, Jacquelyn 200 
Bailey, Keith 200 
Bailey, Lee 163,200 
Bailey, LeTasha 200 
Bailey, Rowbert 200 
Bailey, Stacey 200 
Baird, Greg 200 
Baird, Karen 200 
Baird, Kimberly 54, 200, 268, 

Baisley, Shenika 200 
Baker, Jennifer 200 
Balcer, David 200, 277, 279 
Baldwin, Lance 274 
Baldwin, Shakira 155 
Ballard, Centhia 200 
Ballard, Wendy 200 
Banks, Kenn 200 
Banks, Shunquanette 201 
Bankston, Andy 268 
Bankston, Donald 201 
Bannister, Ben 201, 268 
Barbaro, Shane 201 
Barbay, Jr., Timothy 201 
Barbo, Chris 201, 268 
Bardee, Henry 201 
Barfield, Tracy 201 
Barlow, Chris 201 
Barnes, Benjy 201 
Barnes, Branden F. 275 
Barnes, Brandon 277 
Barnes, Charlotte 201 
Barnes, Janey 76 



Barnes, Stephen 266 
Barnett, Beverly 195 
Barr, Heather 167 
Barras, Jamie 201 
Barrett, Chalanda 201, 274 
Barrett, Krashante 201 
Barrett, Layla 25, 280 
Barron, Roderick 275 
Barton, Matthew 201 
Bartz, Suki201,283 
Bary, Steven 51, 201 
Basco, Kristy 201 
Bass, Danielle 201 
Bass, Paul 201, 272 
Bates, Lindsey 201 
Bates, Scott 1 73 
Batists, Paul 201, 272 
Bates, Lindsey 201 
Batiste, Connie 201 
Batiste, Felicia 267, 274 
Battle, Kimberly 201 
Battles, Tamara 20 1 
Batts, Scott 25, 201 
Bauer, Rosa Lee 283 
Baum, Matthew 201 
Baum, Polly 201, 268 
Baxter, Lon Lewis 100 
Bayne, Diana 201 
Bayone-Bandy, Valerie 20 1 
Bayonne, Jr. Harold 201 
Beacham, Hope 201 
Beale, Kathleen 201 
Bean, Susan 201 
Bean, Terrance 201 
Beard, Eric 201 
Beard, Johnny 201 
Beard, Marche' 130 
Beard, Mega 201 
Bearden, Sonya 136 
Beasley, Brian 161,201 
Beasley, Misty 201 
Beaver, Christine 202 
Beaver, David 202 
Bechtel, Terry 259 
Beck, Amanda 167,202 
Beckworth, Kadokrayia 202 
Bedard, Julie 167,202,281 
Beebe, Kathy 202 
Belanger, Michelle K. 280 
Belgard, Shelly 268, 280 
Bell, Adrian 202 
Bell, Brent 163 
Bell, Courtney 202, 274 
Bell, Kenwood 202 
Bell, Valeria 202 
Bel law, Jody 177 
Belle, De' Andre 202 
Bel lew, Jody 202 

Below, Gregory 202 
Below, Reshonda 202 
Below, Sandra 202 
Benefield, Christy 202 
Benning, Chris 202 
Benoit, Clint 202, 275 
Benoit, Ryan 202 
Benson, Timothy 202 
Berger, Cori 268 
Bergeron, Nicole 25 
Bergeron, Scott 25 
Berly, Katherine 202 
Bernard, Brandon 163 
Bernstine, Ruth 202 
Berry, Demerus 202 
Berthelot, Toby 5 1 , 272 
Berzas, Joey 202 
Besont, Jr., Larry 202 
Bex, Mary 202 
Bierden, Stephanie 268 
Bijeaux, Christopher 202, 268 
Billingsley, Laura 284 
Billioux. Christopher 202 
Binning, Brad 202 
Birch, Elizabeth 202 
Birmingham, Heather 167, 202 
Bishop, Alana 202 
Bishop, Allison 167,202,268 
Bishop, Bryan 202 
Bishop, Robert 202 
Black, John 281 
Black, Jon 117 
Black, Timeka 202 
Blackmon, Deedra 169, 202 
Blackston, Reajean 202 
Blackston, Reavonn 202 
Blackwell, Pamela 203, 278 
Blais, Laurie 203 
Blake, Ashley 203 
Blake, Jr., Marvin 203 
Blakely, Shawna 169 
Blalock, Cheryl 25, 157, 203, 

Blalock, Ginger 203 
Blalock, Michelle 25, 157.203 
Blanchard, Katherine 203 
Blanchard, Shane 173,203 
Blanchard, Shellie 25, 203 
Blomberg. Yvonne 203 
Bloodworth, Bertha 203 
Bloss, Kim 259 
Blotner, Michael 163 
Blouin, Orin 203 
Blunt, Danielle 169. 175 
Buddie, Camille 203 
Boddie, Todd 203 
Bodley, Nakia 203, 302 

Bohrer, Lisa 169,203 
Bolden, Anitra 203 
Bolden, Antonio 203 
Bolds. George 203 
Bollens, Rachel 203, 268 
Bolter, Caroline 157,203 
Bolton, Jennifer 203 
Bolton, Shandiska 203 
Bolton, Tonya 203, 272 
Bond, Brian 203 
Bonner, Erica 203 
Bonnett, Jacqueline 203 
Bono, Brittany 167, 203, 268 
Book, Troy 203 
Booker, Jay 203 
Boone, David 203 
Booth, Damon 203 
Booty, Shannon 70, 167 
Bordelon, Heston 169, 203, 268 
Bordelon, Jamie 203 
Bordelon, Patrick 203 
Bordelon, Tammy 25 
Bordelon, William 203 
Borrero, Jacqueline 203 
Boston, Tamika 203 
Boswell, Lisa 169 
Boudreaux, Angie 204 
Boudreaux, Vicky 204 
Bouillion, Kristi 169 
Bourg, Raymond 204 
Bourgeois, Becky 204 
Bourn, Mandy 204 
Bourque, Nicole 25, 169.204 
Bouz, Shadi 204 
Bouz, Shane 163 
Bowden, Abby 37 
Bowden, Frances 204 
Bow den, Lucy Lee 204 
Bowen, Katie 204 
Bowen, Leonard 275 
Bowers, Maria 204 
Bowers, Melodie 204 
Bowman, Jason 204 
Bowser, Jr.. Jimmy 204 
Boyce, Dionne 2()4 
Boyd, Michael 204 
Boyett, Larry 268 
Boykin, Sabrina 204 
Boyle, Travis 204 
Bozeman. Truly 204 
Bradeen. Stephen 204 
Bradford, Allen 204 
Bradford, April 19. 167. 204, 

Bradford Brian 2<)4 
Bradford, Charles 204 

Bradford, Joanna 167, 204 

Bradley. Mike 175 

Brady, Angelle 169 
Bramlett, Susan 12, 169, 204, 

Brammer. Brandi 204 
Branch, Brian 177 
Brammer. Brandi 204 
Branch, Brian 175.204 
Brandin, Cantu 173 
Brandt, Jill 153, 169,279 
Branham, Marty 1 77 
Branigan, Tracie 204 
Branighan. Michael 177, 204 
Brant, Debra 204 
Branton, Emily 204 
Brashears, Reta 204, 281 
Brasseux, Chad 204 
Brazzell, Jaime 157. 204 
Breaux. Alan 177 
Breaux, Christopher 25, 204 
Breland, Lana 204. 268 
Brennen, John 204. 277 
Brewer. Angel 204 
Brewer, Kimberly 204 
Brewer, Shawn 205 
Brian. Donnan 205 
Brian. Gretchen 205 
Briee. Latrice 205 
Brice, Pat 205 
Bridges. Davin 177.205 
Bridges, Jeffery 161, 205 
Bridges. Julie 167. 205 
Bridgewater. Cheryl 205 
BriLi^s. Jr.. Samuel 205 
Bright. Larry 205 
Brigmon. Angela 205 
Brignac, Nichelle 205 
Briley, Cherrell205 
Brinkerhoff, Ann 205 
Brinkman, Patricia 169 
Brinkman, Scan lol 
Brinks. Cedrick 205 
Britton, Pamela 205 
Broach. Melissa 205 
Broadwater. 1 eah 205 
Broadway, Ulsion 169 
Broadway, Barbara 205 
Brock. Brian 205 
Brooks, Brian 205 
Brooks, Danielle 205 
Brooks. Renea 205 
Brooks. Ybgunla 205 
Broom field. I eslea 1 : ;;_ 
Brossett, Regina 205 
Brossette, Moms 161 
Brough, Kevin 205 
Brouillette, ( avu^ 
Brouillette, Chen. 
Brouillette, Stacie 169, 



Broussard, Amy 19, 167, 205, 


Broussard, Kristi 205 

Broussard, Lean 25 

Broussard, Monica 205 

Broussard, Teilla 205 

Broussard, William 25, 205 

Brown, Carrie 205 

Brown. Chiquanda 205 

Brown, Christopher 205 

Brown. Crystal 205 

Brown. Daniel 205 

Brown, Ellana 205 

Brown, Holly 206 

Brown, Jason 206 

Brown, Joe 93 

Brown, Lauren 206 

Brown, Laurie 206 

Brown, Lea 206 

Brown, Michelle 206 

Brown. Paula T. 275 

Brown, Raven 283 

Brown, Shannon 12, 167, 206, 


Brown, Tarius 206 

Brown, Thaddeus 206 

Brown, Troy 206 

Brown, Wayne 206 

Brown. Wendy 206 

Browne, Donna 206 

Browning, Kelly 206 

Browning, Robert 206, 277 

Bruce, Rebecca 206 

Bruce, Shawn 206 

Brum ley, Jay 206 

Brummett, Jennifer 169 

Brunet. Paul 206 

Bryan, James 206 

Bryan, Len 206 

Bryant, Brandy 206 

Bryant, Donald 206, 268, 277 

Bryant, Holly 206 

Bryant, Rosie 206 

Bryant, Stephanie 206 

Bryant, Vicki 206 

Buchanan, Kimberley 206 

Bucker, Laura 206 

Bueche, Christie 206 

Bufkin, Laura 206 

Buford, Regina 206 

Buklelew, John 16 

Bullock, Rhealee 206 

Bundy, Ryan 132 

Buniff, Sidney 25 

Burgin, Korey 161 

Burke, Greg 89, 90 

Burke, James 206 

Burke, Ricky 25 

Burkett, Jeffrey 206, 275 
Burleigh, Pamela 206 
Burleigh, Will 206 
Burnet. Jeremy 282 
Burnett, Jordan 1 69 
Burnett, Tamara 206 
Burnerte, Sheri 206 
Burnham, Jonathan 206, 282 
Burnitt, Darien 177,207 
Burns, Christopher 207 
Burns, Jason 207 
Burns. Thomas 67 
Burrell, Rodney 207. 273 
Burris, April 167 
Burris, Wayne 207, 270 
Burroughs, Sara 259 
Burton, Melissa 207 
Burton, Shannon 278 
Bury, Steven 272 
Bush, Alexa 207 
Bush, Alexandra 157 
Butler, Brandy 207 
Butler, Gordon 207, 268 
Butler, Vanessa 207 
Butler, Victoria 278 
Butler-Miller, Kim 207 
Butts, Cynthia 207 
Byles, Raymond 207 
Byndom, DeJuan 207 
Byrd, Brandi 207 
Byrd, Emmit 207 
Byrd, Jeremiah 1 77, 207 
Byrd, Sherlynn 259 
Byrdsong, Pamela 207 

Cable, Brett 163,207 
Cable, Brian 163 
Cagle,Amy 195 
Calcota, Corey 1 77 
Caldwell, Adrian 207 
Caldwell, Michael 161 
Calhoun, Brian 207 
Calhoun, Kathy 207 
Calkins, Robert 207, 275 

Cambell, Melissa 283 
Cambre, Elizabeth 207, 268 
Camburn, David 51, 207, 272 
Camp, Jamie 207 
Camp, Kneece 207, 284 
Campbell, Kelly 207 
Campbell, Leana 169 
Campbell, Luke 175 
Campbell, Marsha 207 
Campbell, Paige 54, 167, 207, 

Campbell, Rhea 207, 270 
Campos, Angelina 207 
Cancio, Ken 139,275 
Candiloro, Rob 139,207 
Canerday, Tim 207, 281 
Cannon, Amanda 207 
Cannon, Christina 207 
Cannon, Hank 207 
Cannon, Piper 207 
Cao, Michael 207, 269 
Capps, Mary Beth 25, 207 
Carbonell, Maria 25 
Card, Chris 173,208 
Cardin, Heath 173,208 
Carey, James 208, 270 
Carey, Michael 208 
Carlson, Patrick 208, 270 
Carney, Bobby 34, 177,208, 

Carnline, Bryan 208 
Carpenter, Brenda 208 
Carpenter, Cary 208 
Carpenter, David 177, 208 
Carpenter, Erin 208 
Carr, Malissa 208 
Carraway, Jeff 277 
Carrigan, Christy 167, 270 
Carrigan, Takeshia 208, 283 
Carroll, Shannon 124 
Carrigan, Takeshia 208, 283 
Carroll, Shannon 124 
Carson, Derek 268 
Carter, Ben 173 
Carter, Carmen 25, 208 
Carter, Christel 25, 208, 283 
Carter, Kendra 169 
Carter, Louvenia 195 
Carter, Natashia 208 
Carter, Rhonda 208 
Carter, Sherlonda 208 
Carter, Sonny 259 
Carver, Crystal 68, 69, 208 
Carver, Thomas 208 
Cashen, Brandon 173, 208 
Cashio, Courtney 208, 271 
Cashio, Lori 157,208 
Cashio, Shirley 195 

Casstevens, Matt 208, 277 
Castell, Erica 208, 274 
Castile, Hadley 16 
Cathey, Creighton 208 
Catron, Larry 208 
Catron, Shelly 208 
Cauness, Orestus 208 
Causey, Greg 161,208 
Cauthron, Joseph 208, 268 
Ceballas, Tricia 208 
Cebrowski, Catherine 259 
Cecchini, Christian 208 
Cecchini, Israel 208 
Cecchini, Martha 208, 225 
Cecchini, Virginia 25, 209 
Cedars, Ginger 209 
Cerigliaro, Peter 209 
Cervantes, Michael 177 
Chavez, Jeffrey 177 
Chadick, Cooper 163, 209 
Chadick, DeAnna 209 
Chadick, Kathleen 259 
Chadick, Stan 259 
Chamberland, Jason 209 
Champion, Kristopher 209 
Chandler, Corey 209, 268 
Chandler, Gregory 209, 268 
Chandler, Tommy 209 
Chandler, Yolanda 209 
Chang, Christine 63, 209 
Charchio, Betty 209 
Charity, Jack 209 
Charles, Sawyn 209 
Charles, Teresa 209 
Chartano, Nick 275 
Chatman, Dwanna 209 
Chase, Louise 135 
Chavez, Jeffrey 209 
Chavez, Sonia 209 
Chavis, Kimberly 209 
Chavis, Nicole 25, 209 
Chelette, Melissa 281 
Chelette, Stephanie 209, 268 
Chenevert, Lolita 209 
Chenier, LeAnnda 209 
Chestand, Twana 209 
Chester, Amanda 167 
Chester, Caron 167,209 
Chester, Claire 209, 283 
Cheveallier, Elaine 209 
Chiartano, Nick 209 
Child, Heather 209 
Childress, Pennie 209 
Chism, Wanda 209 
Chocklin, Arkishia 209 
Chowns, Guy 209 
Christensen, Paula 259 
Christophe, Bertrand 209 


Christy, Wendy 167, 209, 268 
Cieslak, Michael 209 
Clark, Fred 259 
Idark, Grady 209 
Clarke, Judy 136 
Clark, Kevin 209 
; Clark, Montrell 209 
Clark, Teaya 210 
Clark, Valerie 73, 210 
Clark-Roberson, Anita 210 
Clarke, David 259 
Clarkston, Denis 210 
Clay, Patrick 210 
Clements, Callie 169 
Cleveland, Wendy 268 
Clifift, Jeremiah 210 
Clifton, Steven 210 
Cloessner, Angela 210 
Clough, Troy 269, 273 
Cloy, Courtney 71, 210 
Coates, Charles 210 
Icoatney, Brian 210 
Coatney, Jennifer 210, 280 
Cobb, Kelly 210 
Coburn, Brandy 54, 157,210 
Cochran, Debbie 210 
Cochran, Margaret 68, 69 
Cochrane, Allison 210 
Cockrell, Brian 161 
Cockrell, Paul 177 
Coco, John 210 
Coco, Lewis 25 
Coco, Louis 210 
Coe, Jr., William 210 
Cofield, Antwinette 210 
Coke, Stacey 210 
Coker, Catherine 2 1 
Colbert, Dynise 210 
Cole, Dedrick 210 
Cole, Sedrick 210 
Cole, Victor 177 
Coleman, Angela 210, 283 
Coleman, Laine 163, 210 
Coleman, Melanie 210 
Collier, Alison 210 
Collier, Cheryl 210 
Collier, Chris 210 
Collier, Eddie 210 
Collins, Angela 210 
Collins, Angela 210 
Collins, Bill 268 
Collins, Chelsey 210 
Collins, Cole 268 
Collins, DeAubry 210 
Collins, Eric 98, 210 

Collins, Jessica 210, 280 
Collins, Larry 78, 210, 270 

ollins, Linda 210 

Collins, Phyllis 268 
Collins, Toniya 210,267 
Collinsworth, Kris 21 1 
Collinsworth, Nathan 2 1 1 
Colonna, Wendy 2 1 1 
Colvin, Amy 167,211 
Colvin, Clayton 2 1 1 
Colvin, Marsha 2 1 1 
Colvin, Shelley 54, 167 
Colvin, Stephanie 2 1 1 
Colwell, Wesley 163,211 
Comberrel, Janell 25, 21 1 
Comeaux, Kate 2 1 1 
Concilio, Michael 163 
Conday, Oliver 2 1 1 
Conde, Vincent 2 1 1 
Conken, Ronald 163 
Conley, Shirley 2 1 1 
Conway, Chris 211, 277 
Conway, Sharlene 2 1 1 
Conzonere, Daniel 2 1 1 
Cook, Angela 2 1 1 
Cook, Christa 169 
Cook, Colby 211 
Cook, Jeremy 2 1 1 
Cook, Jessica 169, 211 
Cook, Jr., Labon 21 1 
Cook, Julie 211 
Cook, Khara 211 
Cook, Mia 136 
Cook, Miyoshia 2 1 1 
Cooley, Heather 270 
Coombs, Dan 21 1 
Cooper, Amanda 134, 137 
Cooper, Jolene 211 
Cooper, Stacie 211 
Cooper, Thomas 25, 177, 211 
Corley, Betsey 167,211,268 
Corley, Brandon 175 
Corley, Jane 2 1 1 
Corley, John 195 
Cormier, Sam 211, 284 
Cornejo, David 177 
Cornett, Catherine 2 1 1 
Correu, Diana 21 1 
Cosey, Stacey Nicole 283 
County, Sharlene 2 1 1 
Courtney, Alyson 12, 161, 1 

Courtney, Justin 161, 279 
Courtney, Nancy 2 1 1 
Courtney, Njasane 165 
Courville, Angela 25 
Courville, Stephen 25 
Coutee, Sean 2 1 1 
Couvillion, Jr., Stephen 21 1 
Covington, Jeffrey 2 1 1 
Cox, Candace 2 1 1 


Cox, Michael 212 

Cox, Mindy 268 

Cox, Rebecca 212 

Cox, Richard 212 

Cox, Violet 212 

Craft, Derrick 212 

Craft. Emily 212 

Craft, Rachel 268 

Craig, Alicia 212 

Craig, Amy 212, 268 

Craig, Brent 212, 268 

Crain, Heather 272 

Crawford Heather 212 

Crawford, Jennifer 119, 212 

Crawford, Jill 212 

Crawford, Nichole 1 79 

Crawford, William 2 1 2 

Credeur, Sarah 169 

Creech, Brandi 167,212 

Creel, Chase 212 

Creighton, Matthew 212, 268, 


Creighton, Walter 276 

Creswell, James 177, 212 

Crew, Cory 177,212 

Crews, Amy 12, 161, 169,212, 


Crim, Tiffany 2 1 2 

Crittenden, Kasey 212, 268 

Crnkovic, Rodney 212 

Crochet, Wendy 153, 169,212, 

278, 279 

Cronin, Sara 212 

Cronin, Tiffany 212 

Crooks, Dana 212 

Crooks, Kevin 212 

Crooks, Sarah 212, 268, 271 

Crosby, Rhett 212 

Cross, Sarah 2 1 2 

Cross, Sheila 212 

Crossno, Virginia 85 

Crousillac, Scott 212 

Crover, Paula 212, 279, 283, 


Crow, Monica 2 1 2 

Crow, Sarah 2 1 2 

Crowder, Eric 163 

Crowder, Grant 2 1 2 

Crowson, Melodi 212 

Crump, Elizabeth 8, 148, 153, 


Crump, Tracy 212 

Cruse, Andra 212 

Cryer, Lisa 167,213 

Cuccia, Dominic 277 

Cullen, Paul 213 

Cummings, James 213 

Cummings, Paul 213 

Cupp, Calvin 139 
Currie, Harlowe 2 1 3 
Curry, Melissa 169 
Curtis, Edwin 213, 275 
Curtis, Nikki 270 
Cutrer, Connie 169, 213, 271 
Cutting, Eva 25,213 
Cyriaque, Marcus 2 1 3 

D'Oriocourt, Kelly 157.213 

Daigle, Elizabeth 213 

Daisy, Toby 277 

Dalby, Linda 213 

Dalme. Misty 157 

Dalrymple, Robert 213 

Dalton, Darrell 36 

Daly, Gretchen 2 1 3 

Daniels. Melissa 213 

Daniels, Terrence 213, 274 

Danna, Thomas 213 

Danna, Toby 270 

Danos, Michael 161 

Darty, Rosaline 186, 188, 193, 


Dautreuil, Chad 213 

Dauzart, Daffney 213, 270 

Dauzat, Kerry 284 

Davenport. Kevin 2 1 3 

David, Katie 213 

Davis, Anthony 213 

Davis. Ben 1 73 

Davis, Brian 213 

Davis, Dorothy 2 1 3 

Davis, Fran 213 

Davis, Gregory 213 

Davis, Heath 213 

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Davis, Janice C 13 

Da\ is, Jarika 2 1 3 

Davis, Keila 213 

Davis, Kile) 213 

Da\ is, I aMonica 2 13 

Da\ is. 1 anelia C 1 3 



Davis, Lois 54, 213, 281 
Davis, Olethia 213 
Davis, P. J. 14, 15 
Davis, Shellie 36 
Davis, Shirlene 2 1 3 
Davlin, Jim 213 
Dawson, Mark 214 
Dawson, Matthew 2 1 4 
Day, Jack 214 

Dean, Ashley 169,214,279 
Dean, Jennifer 214 
Dean, Matthew 161 
Dean, Michael 214, 268 
Dean, Woodrow 214 
Dearborne, Luerinza 214 
DeCuir, Kevin 25, 173 
DeFrates, Eric 2 1 4 
Deggs, David 177,214,281 
DeHarde, Jr., Donald 214 
Del Teso, Marisol 25, 273 
Delaney, Elizabeth 214 
Delaney, Suzanne 214, 271, 

Delaune, Eric 161,214 
Dellafosse, Samantha 214 
DeLoach, Chris 165,214 
DeLoach, Debra 2 1 4 
DeLuca, Lynar 2 1 4 
Demars, Sebastian 214 
DeMoss, Todd 214 
Dennis, Sandra 214 
Dent, Staci 214 
Derbonne, Cathy 214 
Derbonne, Miranda 214 
Derrick, Todd 214 
DeSelle, Jennifer 214 
Deshotels, James 277 
DeSoto, Amanda 157 
DeSoto, Jessica 214 
Despino, Jason 1 63 
Deuster, Joel 148, 275 
Deutser, Joe 275 
Deutser, Joel 148, 175,275, 

Deville, John 214 
Deville, Shawn 163,214 
Deville, Shelley 214 
Devillier, Dawn 214 
DeVore, Brandi214, 284 
Dew, Christopher 214 
Dial, Kelli 214 
Dias, Aaron 214 
Dick, Jr. Barry 214 
Diehl, Sara 214, 280 
Diez, Tony 275 
Diggers, Bradley 215 
Dilly, Laura 25, 169.214 

Dion, Kimberly 214 

Dionne, Mimi 73 

Ditch, Vangie 169,214 

Dixon, Virginia 169, 215 

Doaks, Lucky 215 

Dobson, David 215 

Dobson, Tamra 215 

Dockeis, Karen 215 

Dodge, Christine 1 14 

Dodge, Stephen 2 1 5 

Dodson, Devon 157 

Doehling, Steven 215 

Doerner, Jason 161 

Dold, Elizabeth 215, 283 

Dollar, John 215 

Domingue, Amanda 157 

Domingue, Cory 1 75 

Dore, Blaine 161 

Dore, Toby 215 

Dornier, Danielle 157, 215, 271 

Dorris, Cynthia 2 1 5 

Doty, Tanya 196,215 

Dove, Nicole 268 

Dowden, Brad 215, 269 

Dowden, Crystal 272 

Dowden, Glenn 215, 280 

Dowden, Greg 1 77 

Downey, Carlton 28, 148, 149, 

153, 161,281 

Downs, Melanie 215 

Doyle, Geoff 163 

Doyle, Jennifer 2 1 5 

Doyle, Teresa 157, 215 

Drayton, Edward 2 1 5 

Driggers, Brad 268 

Driggers, Brandy 215 

Driggers, Denise 268 

Drummer, Paula 2 1 5 

DuBois, Amanda 2 1 5 

DuBois, Shelly 215 

DuBose, Ginger 215 

Duffield, Wendy 215 

Duffy, Samala 215 

Dufrene, Shade 25, 148, 177, 


DuFrene, Silas 215 

Dugar, John 2 1 5 

Dugas, Allison 215 

Dugas, Ryan 215, 277 

Duhon, Angelique 167, 215 

Duhon, Desiree 2 1 5 

Duhon, Eugenie 169,215,271, 


Dukas, Shameka 159 

Dulin, Brian 215 

Dumas, Quentin 2 1 5 

Dumas, Shannon 215, 270 

Dun, Ira 216 

Duncan, Amy 1 69 
Duncan, Charles 2 1 6 
Duncan, Julie 167,216,268 
Duncan, Synthia 216, 276 
Dunn, Chris 216 
Dunn, John 216, 277 
Dupius, Holly 216 
Duplantis, Brett 25 
Duplechian, Michael 216 
Dupree, Cornelius 216 
Dupree, Mary Alma 216 
Dupree, Randy 216 
Dupree, Theresa 216 
Dupuy, Andrew 2 1 6 
Dupuy, Jr., Richard 216, 273 
Durbin, Randy 216 
Durett, Eula216 
Durham, Jamie 216 
Durr, HonaRai 169,283 
Durr, James 2 1 6 
Durrett, David 216 
Durrett, John 161 
Dutile, Eric 216, 271,274, 303 
Duvic, Kathy 216 
Dyer, Louis 1 75 
Dykes, Kasey 216 
Dykes, Shane 216 
Dyson, Lourdes 2 1 6 

Earhart, Nicole 216, 271 
Earle,Trey 177,281 
Earles, Derrick 163 
Earnest, Brandi 157, 216 
East, Ian 173 
Ebarb, Bridget 216 
Ebarb, Elizabeth 2 1 6 
Ebarb, James 216 
Ebarb, Justin 216 
Ebarb, Terria 167,281 
Ebeling, Melony 216 
Ebert, Kayla 2 1 6 
Ebert, Rhonette 80 
Eckerman, Kristine 216 

Eddleman, Katie 2 1 6 
Eddleman, Toni 216 
Eddy, Sarah 2 1 6 
Edmonds, Shane 272 
Edmunds, Japeth 161,216 
Edu, Emmanuel 2 1 6 
Edwards, Danette 2 1 6 
Edwards, Gayla 216, 283 
Edwards, Marlon 217, 267 
Ekberg, Jeremy 148, 153, 175 
Elam, Gregory 2 1 7 
Elam, Gregory 217 
Ellender, Skip 148, 173, 217 
Ellington, Roslyn 2 1 7 
Elliott, Susan 271 
Ellis, Larry 217, 267, 274, 277 
Ellison, Denise 217 
Ellzey, Amber 167 
Ellzey, Erin 167 
Elmer, Amber 157, 217 
ElseyJr., Eddie 217, 275 
Elzy, Sherry 217 
Emmanuel, Brandon 217 
Emmons, Harold 2 1 7 
Emmons, Marilyn 169 
Emmons, Peggy 2 1 7 
Endris, Matthew 217, 268 
Englehardt, Eric 217, 277 
English, Kimberly 217 
English, Sam 217 
Enkey, Eric 225, 217 
Ensminger, Joseph 177 
Erceg, Julie 270 
Erwin, Rebecca 217 
Esco, Jim 263 
Esparza, Cheryl 2 1 7 
Estes, Chad 1 73 
Etheredge, Carey 217, 273 
Etheredge, Shannon 2 1 7 
Eubanks, Allen 139, 161, 173, 
Eubanks, Dustin 2 1 7 
Evans, Bridget 2 1 7 
Evans, Louwanda 2 1 7 
Evans, Mike 195 
Evans, Noel 217 
Evans, Steven 1, 82, 217 
Evans, Tatta 217, 268 
Evans, Teri 169,217 
Evans, Tremayne 93 
Ezernack, Ame 217 
Ezernack, Kylie 217 



Fabarough, Rebecca 2 1 7 
Fabre, Jennifer 217, 263, 266 
Fair, James 1 6 1 
Fairbanks, Brandon 268 
Farabough, Becky 157, 266, 
Farrell, Carly 167,217 
Faucheaux, Katy 157, 217 
Faucher, Coral 2 1 7 
Faulk, Nancy 195 
Faulk, Robyn 217, 268 
Favors, Brandon 2 1 7 
Federwisch, Emma Sue 283 
Fee, Tana 2 1 7 
Feibal, Lora 2 1 7 
Felchle, Erika218 
Fenton, Brandy 218, 284 
Fenton, Ed 218 
Ferguson, Jessica 2 1 8 
Ferrer- Westrop, Elena 169 
Ficklin, Larry 218 
Field, Andy 218 
Fields, Christopher 2 1 8 
Fields, David 268, 275 
Figgins, Mia 218 
Finn, Chad 218 
Finton, Billy 218 
Fisher, Use 218, 284 
Fisher, Melanie 169 
Fisher, Teresa 2 1 8 
Fitch, Leah 218, 284 
Fitts, Charles 195 
"itzgerald, Amanda 2 1 8 
^itzgerald, Rhett218, 268 
*laherty, Amy 2 1 8 
-lanigan, Kimberlyn 218 
7 leck, Meredith 218 
; letcher, Candy 218 
: letcher, Courtney 218 
Letcher, Kristen218 
Hetcher, Rebecca 2 1 8, 268 
<linn, Daniel 161 
'lorence, Cheryl 2 1 8 

Flores, Pamela 218 

Floyd, Juanita 2 1 8 

Flynn, Matthew 218, 272 

Flynn, Mike 218, 272 

Fobbs, Dwanna 25, 159,218, 


Foley, Constance 2 1 8 

Folk, Stephen 218 

Folks, Katie 218 

Fontenot, Alicia 2 1 8 

Fontenot, Brad 25 

Fontenot, Chelsa 218 

Fontenot, Jeff 73, 218 

Ford, Cynthia 2 1 8 

Ford, Jason 2 1 8 

Ford, Stephanie 218, 274 

Forest, Anita 159 

Forest, Lynn 2 1 8 

Forest, Shea 218 

Foret, Philip 219 

Forte, Tahir 219 

Fos, Wayne 2 1 9 

Fosdick, Joshua 219 

Foshee, Scott 163,219 

Foster, Amanda 1 69 

Foster, Chris 14 

Foster, Derek 25, 219 

Foster, Emily 219 

Foster, John 219 

Foster, Mark 268 

Foster, Renee 2 1 9 

Foster, Susan 2 1 9 

Founds, Leif 219 

Fouquier, Chad 219 

Fowler, Brenda 2 1 9 

Fowler, Mandy 139,219 

Fox, Jennifer 54, 169,219 

Fraley, Megan 219 

Francis, Sh'kelvie 219, 274 

Franck, Brian 219 

Frank, Christine 219 

Frank, Clarence 219, 268, 277 

Franklin, Chad 219 

Franklin, Dennis 219 

Franklin, Kaili 219 

Franklin, Robert 219 

Frazier, Christian 219 

Frazier, Kristy219, 280 

Frazier, T' Wanda 219 

Freddie, Tiffany 219 

Fredieu, Jeannie 219 

Fredricks, Sheryl219 

Fredricks, Tina 219 

Free, Krista 219 

Freed, John 50, 5 1 , 163,219, 


Freeman Lawrence 165, 267, 


Freemin, Ricky 219 
French, Shana 219 
Friday, Brandi 219 
Frith, Greg 161 
Froebe, Todd 1 63 
Fuller, Greg 219 
Fulop, Allison 219 
Fulton, Katherine219 
Fulton, Stuart 219 
Funderburk, Machelle 220 
Fung, Al 220 
Funk, Alicia 220 
Fuqua, Michael 220 
Furniss, Wade 220 
Fussell, Mamie 220 

Gaar, Mandy 220 

Gaddis, Angela 220 

Gage, Rouchelle 179, 220, 284 

Gahagan, Scott 163 

Gales, Brian 220 

Galiano, Amanda 220 

Galiano, Mandi 268 

Gallien, Mary 220 

Gallien, Steven 220 

Galloway, Janice 220 

Gambler, Alonzo 220 

Gambler, Chandra 220 

Gammage, James 25 

Gandy, Tory 1 6 1 

Ganucheau, Andrew 161, 220 

Garcie, Evelyn 220 

Garcie, Shana 169 

Gardner, Thalamus 220 

Garlock, Allison 220 

Garner, Jill 220 

Garner, Latrice 220 

Garris, Milton 163 

Garvin, Shawn 220 

Gary, Chad 220 

Gash, Teneka 220, 268. 274 

Gaspard, Liz 220 

Gass, Roblynn 169, 302 

Gates, Jeremy 220 

Gaudet, Gail 220 

Gaudet, Kristian 148, 153, 177, 


Gauthier, Jonathan 25, 220, 

269, 277, 278 

Gauthier, Randall 25 

Gauthier. Stephen 177, 220 

Gay, Stacy 220 

Gayer, Shannon 148, 157, 220 

Gehrig, Barbara 220 

Gelpi, Greg 269 

Gentry, April 220 

Germany, Ben 220 

Germusa, Michael 220 

Gibbens, Bryson 177,220 

Gibson, Jason 173 

Gibson, Kelly 157 

Gibson, Lorien 220 

Gibson, Mark 270 

Gibson, Mary 220 

Gibson, Roderick 221 

Gibson, Sharon 221 

Gibson, William 221 

Gideon, Chantel 221, 268 

Giering, Jeffrey 25,221 

Gilbert, Kristin 221 

Gilbert, Lotoria221 

Gilbreath, Jennifer 221 

Giles, Judy 221 

Gill, Catherine 167,221 

Gillan, Kathleen 148, 169 

Gillen, Robert 22 1 

Gilmore, Eric 25, 221 

Gilmore, Jacob 161 

Gimble Johnny 16 

Gingles, Amanda 221 

Ginn, Gretchen 221 

Gintz, Gerald 221 

Gintz, Jessie 221 

Gintz, Lisa 221, 270 

Gintz, Sissy 270 

Gintz, William 221 

Giordano, Eric 163 

Giordano, Joey 163 

Giordano. John 163 

Gipson, Andre 165, 221 

Giroir, Jason 173, 221 

Gist. Jim 221, 268 

Givens. Jack 221, 267 

Glasscock, Rebecca 221 

Glover, Andrew 221 

Godbold, Debra 221 

Goff, Christopher 221 

(.off. Neisha221 

Goins. Enrika 221. 267, 2^4 

Gold, Tanuka 221 



Gonzalez, Joseph 161 
Gonzaque, Tammy 22 1 
Goodwin, Jason 161, 221 
Goodwin, Sam 101 
Gordon, Jared 221, 268 
Gordon, Ron 177,221 
Gordon, Shannon 221 
Gordon, Twyla 22 1 
Gorrell, Shawanda 221 
Gosha, Devin 22 1 
Gotti, Angelina 22 1 
Gottreu, Scott 221, 268 
Gough, Gregory 161, 221 
Graham, Diane 195 
Grant, Karen 139,222 
Graves, Crissey 222 
Gray, Charles 222 
Gray, Dawna 222 
Gray, John 222 
Gray, Kristina 167 
Gray, Lynn 16 
Gray, Michael 275 
Gray, Terry 222 
Grayson, Randall 222 
Greco, Edward 38 
Green, Daniel 222 
Green, Eddie 222 
Green, Jessica 222 
Green, Kathy 222 
Green, Leslie 222 
Greene, Scott 173,222 
Greenhouse, Lesley 222 
Greenhouse, Shemika 267, 274 
Greer, Scott 277 
Gregory, Tori 25 
Gregory, Victoria 157 
Gremillion, David 222 
Gremillion, Grant 222 
Gremillion, JoHanna 284 
Gremillion, Stephen 222 
Grezaffi, Elizabeth 222, 283 
Grezaffi, Leslie 1 69 
Grezaffi, Luke 222 
Griffin, Colette 222 
Griffin, Frank 1 77 
Griffin, Jennifer 167,222 
Griffin, Misty 157 
Griffith, Christopher 175 
Griffith, Russell 272 
Grigg, Nichola 222 
Grissom, Wendy 222, 268 
Grooms, Julie 222 
Gros, Heather 167,222 
Groves, Suzanne 222 
Guernsey, Christine 222 
Guernsey, Timothy 222, 275 
Guess, Chad 279 
Guess, Ronald 161 

Guffey, Steffanie 222 
Guidry, Jennifer 222 
Guidry, Jill 222 
Guidry, Melissa 169, 222 
Guidry, Raine 25 
Guilliams, Jay 222 
Guilliams, Karen 222 
Guillory, Brandon 222 
Guillory, Danyelle 222, 268 
Guillory, Joey 177 
Guillory Theresa 25, 153, 169 
Guillot, Elizabeth 222 
Guine, Leonard 222 
Guinn, Frank 273 
Gulloti, Pamela 222 
Guy, Tammy 223 
Guye, Nikebre 223 
Guynes, Glenn 223 
Guyton, Daniel 223, 275 
Gwin, Rovena 193 

Haack, Anna 223 
Hagan, Carlan 223 
Hagan, Jessica 223 
Hailey, Kristoffer 223 
Hale, David 193 
Hale, Robert 161 
Hales, Alecia 223, 267, 274 
Haley, Treska 223 
Hall, Jennifer 223 
Hall, Kit 167 
Hall, Lee 281 
Hall, Perry 223 
Hall, Ronald 161 
Hall, Tom 273 
Ham, Amy 223 
Ham, Ashely 223 
Hamilton, LaTonya 223 
Hamlem, Chad 275 
Hamlin, Brian 277 
Hamlin, Chad 277 
Hammond, Ryan 161 
Hamous, Starlite 223 

Hand, Kimberly 223 
Hanel, Jeff 277 
Haney, Renie 223 
Hanggi, Nadja 44 
Hanible, Roshonda 223 
Hanler, Demetrius 223 
Hanson, Kelly 157 
Hanson, Matt 223 
Hardin, Daniel 223, 277 
Hardin, Don 22 
Hardison, Quentin 223 
Hardy, Jay 223 
Harford, Charles 223 
Hargroder, Kristie 169, 223, 

Hargroder, Rachel 223, 271 
Harkins, Kristin 25, 73, 223 
Harlan, Misty 223, 268 
Hading, Bobby 38 
Harman, Finley 276 
Harman, Virginia 276 
Harmon, Cynthia 223 
Harper, Chase 177 
Harper, Laura 169, 223 
Harrell, Brandon 163 
Harrell, Terrick 267, 274, 277 
Harris, Aundrea 223 
Harris, Deonica 223 
Harris, Earika 223 
Harris, Greg 272 
Harris, LaQuita 223 
Harris, LaShonda 223 
Harris, LaTarchau 223 
Harris, LaTonya 223 
Harris, Tammy 167, 271 
Harris, Yolonda 223 
Harrison, Catherine 223 
Harrison, Rodney 224 
Hart, Jason 177 
Hart, Laura 224 
Harvard, David 224 
Harvey, Joseph 224 
Harvey, Shareka 224, 274 
Hataway, Michael 224 
Hatcher, Dawn 224 
Hatchett, Jason 163, 224 
Hatley, John 148, 153, 177,281 
Hatten, Richard 224 
Hatten, Terry 268 
Hauser, Haley 224 
Hawkins, Mary 224 
Hawkins, Montreal 224, 267 
Hawthorne, Deborah 224 
Hawthorne, Rhett 224 
Haydel, Bret 161,224 
Hayes, Addy 224 
Hayes, Beth 184, 195 
Hayes, Robin 167,224 

Hayne, Jessica 224 
Haynes, John 224 
Hays, Donna 157,224 
Hays, Robyn 224 
Hazlewood, Thomas 224 
Head, Shalonde 224 
Heard, Patrick 224 
Hearne, Kellie 224 
Hebert, Al 224 
Hebert, Erik 268 
Hebert, Heather 224 
Hebert, Julia 224 
Hebert, Kirk 177,224 
Hebert, Sara 224 
Hecht, Gretchen 224 
Heimerman, Michael 128, 224 
Helaire, Edna 224 
Helgeson, Sarah 157,224 
Helms, Jr., Dan 148, 161,224, 

Hemphill, Crystal 167 
Henderson, LaShanda 224 
Henderson, Ronald 224 
Henderson, Tiffany 25, 224 
Henderson, Troy 224, 268 
Hennigan, Stephanie 224 
Hennigan, Taylor 86, 177, 225 
Henry, Celeste 225 
Henry, Samantha 225 
Henry, Shane 225 
Hensel, Bobby 225 
Hensel, Jeremy 225 
Herbert, Dottie 169,271 
Herman, Heather 167 
Hermes, Shelly 186, 189,225 
Hernandez, Jennifer 169, 225 
Hernandez, Kimberly 225 
Hertz, James 161,225 
Hester, Jody 225 
Hester, Kristen 225 
Hewes, Robert 118, 119 
Hewett, Daniel 225, 282 
Hibbler, Tonya 225 
Hickman, Daniel 225, 268 
Hicks, Melissa 157,225 
Hicks, Robert 225 
Hicks, Vincent 225 
Higgins, Hope 225 
Higgins, Sean 225 
Hill, Jennifer 268, 280 
Hill, Lamonica 225 
Hill, Lautquitta 225 
Hill, Matthew 225 
Hill, Rich 173 
Hillman, Alicia 225, 271 
Hilton, Jason 225 
Hilton, Max 225 
Himaya, JoAnn 195 



Hirst, Brian 225 
Hobden, Cat 273 
Hodge, Shawn 225 
Hodges, Elizabeth 225 
Hoffpauir, Brent 163 
Hoffpauir, Josh 225 
Hogan, Jonathan 165,225 
Holden, Debbie 225 
Holden, Martha 225 
Holden, Scott 225 
Holley, Deborah 225 
Hollingsworth, Francina 225, 
Hollins, Gerald 131 
Hollins, Louis 225, 268 
Holloway, Candy 225 
Holmes, Shalita 225 
Holmes, Shawnte 225 
Holmes, Tamekia 226 
Holmes, Tasha 125 
Honeycott, Stacy 226 
Honore, Alisha 226 
Honore, Heather 73 
Honore, Michael 226 
Hooper, Martha 12,28, 149, 
153, 169, 226, 279 
Hoover, Tonya 159 
Hornsby, Shawn 275, 277 
Horst, Casey 226 
Horst, Lisa 169,226,267,281 
Horton, Antonio 226 
Horton, Eddie 276 
Horton, Jesse 226 
Horton, Natashia 267, 270, 281 
Horton, Sandra 226, 280 
House, Jennifer 44 
Housely, Peggy 226 
Housley, Ellis 226 
Howard, Chanae 226 
Howard, Eric 226 
Howard, Sonja 226, 275 
Howard, Tequila 226 
Howell, April 169 
Howell, Jeanette 226 
Howell, Jeff 163 
Howell, Joey 226 
Howell, Juanita 226 
Howell Quinita 226 
Howell-Maroney, Bette 283 
Hrapmann, Tricia 169, 226 
Huber, Rebecca 226 
Huber, Stephan 268 
Hubier, Pam 226 
Hudson, Candice 226 
Hudson, Jerric 267 
Hudson, Kenny 148, 173,226 
Huffman, Amelia 226 
Huffman, Jeremy 129 

Huffman, Theresa 226 
Huffstetler, John 25, 226 
Hughes, Jamie 167 
Hughes Jr., Martin 226 
Humphrey, Amanda 1 67 
Humphreys, Craig 226 
Humphreys, William 177 
Humphries, Carol 186, 189 
Hunt, Catherine 157 
Hunter, Hope 226 
Human, Mike 128 
Hurst, Brian 177 
Hutchins, Bridget 226, 268 
Hutchinson, Elaina 226 
Hutson, Kendrick 226 
Hutton, Bob 226 
Huval, Terry 17 
Hymes, Tonnia 226 
Hypes, Daniel 226 


Ignayev, Nick 1 73 
lies, Jason 161,226 
Imhoff, Chris 226 
Ingargiola, Jason 226 
Ingram, Jennifer 227, 268 
Inman, Manuel 25 
Isgitt, Cesar 268 
Ivey, Raymond 161 
Ivins, Alex 227 
Ivins, Cher 227 
Ivory, DeMonica 274 

Jackson, Anitra 227 
Jackson, Clyde 227 
Jackson, Csenda 227 
Jackson, Joharrah 227 
Jackson, Katrina 227 
Jackson, LaQuinta 227 
Jackson, Lawanda 227 
Jackson, Leroy 227 
Jackson, Shana 227 
Jackson, Steven 227 
Jackson, Takisha 227 
Jackson, Tamika 267 
Jackson, Tiameka 227, 266, 

Jacob, Leslie 268 
Jacquet, Brian 92, 97 
Jagers, Nicole 227 
Jambon, Larry 25,139 
James, Beverly 227 
James, Carey 167 
Janson, Jarrod 227 
Jardoin, Christopher 227 
Jarrell, Jamie 227, 271 
Jarzabek, Claire 227 
Jeane, Dawn 227 
Jeansomme, Rebecca 227 
Jeansomme, Tiffany 157, 227 
Jenkins, Delane 25 
Jenkins, Ryan 161 
Jenkins, Steven 227 
Jenneman, Melissa 227 
Jennings, Christine 227 
Jennings, Marina 227 
Jensen, Shane 161 
Jeselink, Paula 227 
Jester, Jessica 227 
Jett, Gary 273 
Jett, Lydia 167,227 
Jimenez, Rachelle 157 
Joffrion, Christopher 267 
John, Nancy 227 
Johnson, Brandon 227 
Johnson, Clinton 227 
Johnson, Damian 227 
Johnson, Dana 227 
Johnson, Demone 227 
Johnson, Geralynn 227 
Johnson, Heather 268, 280 
Johnson, Jacob 227, 268 
Johnson, Jeremiah 227 
Johnson, Jessica 1 69 
Johnson, Joseph 228 
Johnson, Joshua 228 
Johnson, Leon 101 
Johnson, Linda 228 
Johnson, Mark 228, 275 
Johnson, Maxine 195 
Johnson, Monica 186, 188, 


Johnson, Neely 228 
Johnson, Nikki 228 
Johnson, Roshanda 228, 267, 

Johnson, Ruby 228 
Johnson, Shane 279 
Johnson, Shannon 175 
Johnson, Tamara 1 79, 228 
Johnson, Timothy 228 
Johnson, Tom 268 
Johnson, Tracey 228 
Johnson, Wesley 161,228 
Johnson, Yolanda 228 
Johnston, Heather 169, 228, 

Joiner, Jhan 228 
Jones, Anne 228 
Jones, Brad 228 
Jones, Cassaela 228 
Jones, Chandra 228 
Jones, Debbie 228 
Jones, Emily 228 
Jones, Felicia 179,228 
Jones, Georgette 228 
Jones, Heidi 267, 274 
Jones, Jamie 228 
Jones, Jeff 228 
Jones, Jeffery 177,228,283 
Jones, Jonathan 228 
Jones, Lemuel 228 
Jones, Mark 228 
Jones, Marleen 228, 268 
Jones, Patrick 177, 228 
Jones, Raymond 1 75 
Jones, Seth 228 
Jones, Shane 169,228 
Jones, Shante 228 
Jones, Stanley 228 
Jones, Toniqua 228 
Jones, Tori 228 
Jordan, Alex 282 
Jordan. John 1 6 1 
Jordan, Larhond 228 
Jordan, Shannon 167 
Jordan, Stephanie 167. 228 
Jordan, Tracy 229 
Jouette, Jared 229, 273 
Jowers, Chanda 229 
Juckett, Megan 22 l > 
Jumonville, Charles 229 
Juneau, Gayle 229 



Knight, Sherrilyn 230 
Kolb, Andrew 148, 175 
Koozer, Jill 139,230 
Kopfler, John 230 
Kopp, Diana 230 
Koskowski, Sharie 230 
Kozak, David 230 
Krolczyk, Heather 230 
Kruger, Jasmine 268 
Kulaga, Angie 230, 268 
Kumbier, Kelly 230, 268 

Kaack, Jill 229 
Kachadorian, Guy 177, 229 
Kahler, Heather 272 
Kamani, Tejaswini 229 
Kane, Timothy 229 
Kao, Fred 229 
Kay, Charles 229 
Kay, Cheree 167,229 
Kebodeaux, Delanie 229 
Kees, Matthew 177 
Keith, Korey 163 
Kelly, Matthew 229 
Kenndedy, Wendy 229 
Kennedy, Bernita 229 
Kennedy, Kiwana 229 
Kennedy, Marcus 229 
Kenneth, Miller 275 
Kent, Maria 1 67 
Keough, Mark 229 
Keys, Antionette 229 
Keys, Melvin 229 
Keyser, Trey 229 
Kilcoyne, Margaret 276 
Kilpatrick, Juanita 27 
Kim, Yumi 229 
Kimball, Marc 25, 229 
Kimball, Marcie 229, 268 
Kinard, Ann Marie 268, 281 
King, Angela 167 
King, Lakisha 229 
King, Marcus 229 
King, Nekedra 229 
Kipper, Maggie 274 
Kirk, Marie 229 
Kirkham, Tracy 229 
Kirkpatrick, Rondalyn 229 
Kirts, LaTonya 229 
Kiser, Russ 229 
Kitchin, Megan 229 
Klare, Andrea 229 
Knapp, Ramel 230, 283 
Knapschaefer, Kelly 230 
Knick, Todd 230 

Labanlevy, L. 163 
Labbe, Anne 169 
LaBorde, Catina 167, 230 
LaBorde, Megan 230 
LaBore, Megan 268, 280 
Lacy, Nicole 134 
LaCaz, Michelle 230 
LaCaze, Ashley 230 
LaCaze, Brandon 163 
LaCaze, Mique 230 
LaCaze, Rachel 230 
LaCombe, Jeremy 230 
Lacour, Erricka 230 
LaCour, Larry 230 
LaCour, Michael 230 
Ladatto, Kelly 230 
Ladkin, Melissa 230 
LaFleur, Michelle 230, 268 
Lagarde, Edwin 177, 230 
LaGrange, Gabriel 230 
Lam, Thien-Kim 230 
Lambre, Amy 230 
Lamkin, Jeremy 230 
Lampkin, Frank 100 
Lancaster, Leslie 230 
Landry, Chance 230, 268 
Landry, Jenny 230 
Landry, Keshia 230, 268, 274 
Lang, Sara 230 
Langley, Kathryn 276 
Lanier, Wendy 169,230 

LaPorte, Amy 230 
Lapsley, Phyllis 230 
Large, Jeannie 230 
Largent, Nicole 230, 280 
LaRosse, Joshua 23 1 
Laroux, Dustin 173 
LaRoux, Melissa 23 1 
Larue, Lisa 23 1 
Lasseigne, Aimee 54 
Lasoux, Way Ion 23 1 
Lasoyne, Cody 23 1 
Lattier, Keisha 23 1 
Laughery, Lisa 23 1 
Laurence, Kelly 167 
Lavalais, Karla 23 1 
Lavalais, Tamara 23 1 
Lavergne, Travis 272 
Lawrence, David 23 1 
Lawrence, Lanny 23 1 
Lawrence, Matt 23 1 
Lawson, Ruth 23 1 
Layfield, Chris 231 
Layton, Maria 267 
Leach, Kimberly 169 
Leach, Kristi 23 1 
Leatherwood Donald 23 1 
LeBaron, Kenny 25 
LeBlanc, Christina 167 
Ledone, Juan 126 
Lee, Cassandra 23 1 
Lee, Michelle 159,231 
Lee, Sherman 23 1 
Lee, Shetocha 23 1 
Leeper, Kenneth 1 84 
Lege, Lori25, 139, 169,283 
Legendre, Cherissa 231, 283 
Leger, Benjamin 177, 231 
Leger, Bryan 23 1 
Legg, Stephanie 23 1 
Leggett-Furniss, Mary 23 1 
Leinenweber, Blythe 25, 167 
Lelong, Misti 23 1 
Lemaire, Christina 23 1 
Lemay, Cole 277 
Lemelle, E. J. 231 
Lemoine, Andrea 157, 231, 281 
LeMoine, Annette 84 
Lemoine, Dean 231 
LeMoine, Mindy 231 
Lenkart, Jeffrey 23 1 
Leonard Emily 167,231,279 
Leone, Anthony 23 1 
Leone, Stacie 23 1 
Lessiter, Julie 1 15 
Lester, Chris 23 1 
Lester, Jennifer 23 1 
LeVasseur, Christina 157 
LeVasseur, Lydia 23 1 

Levell, Alicia 157,231 

Levy, Laban 231 

Levy, Naomi 232, 274 

Lewis, Aaron 232 

Lewis, Annie Bell 26 

Lewis, Arien 267, 28 1 

Lewis, Kellee 232 

Lewis, Rhenee 232 

Lewis, Rich 268, 270 

Lewis, Ron 232 

Lewis, Samantha 232 

Lewis, Stephanie 232 

Lewis, Tara 159,302 

Leyva, Luis 232 

Liberto, Michael 232, 277, 284 

Liles, Regal 232 

Lindsey, Rodger 232 

Link, Carin 167 

Linscomb, Kimberly 232, 303 

Llorens, Latrena 232 

Lloyd, Jodi 232 

Lloyd, Rebecca, 169,284 

Lockey, Holly 232 

Lodrigues, Cherie 232 

Loftin, Haley 232 

Lofton, Carrie 232 

Lofton, Lelah 232, 268 

Loggins, William 232 

Lomio, Brian 232 

Lomonaco, Amy 232 

Lonadier, Charles 232 

Londono, Juan 126, 232 

Long, Angie 167 

Long, Anne 167, 232 

Long, Erin 169,232 

Long, Justin 232 

Long, Kimberly 232 

Long, Richard 161,232,281 

Long, Timothy 232, 276 

Longolis, Joseph 161, 232 

Lonidier, Tammy 232 

Looney, Jennifer 169, 232 

Lopez, Vanessa 232 

Lord Jenni 268 

Losavio, Jade 232 

Loughner, Sharon 232 

Louviere, Bridget 232, 270 

Louviere, Crystal 232 

Love, Emily 29 

Love, Henry 232 

Love, Rick 232 

Lowder, Shawanna 233 

Loyacano, Melinda 167, 233, 


Lucas, Aubrey 58 

Lucas, Erin 233 

Lucas, Harley 233 

Luke, Sharon 233 



Luker, Terri 233 
Lukic, Jelena 1 14 
Lutterman, Danny 233 
Lyddy, Timothy 1 6 1 
Lykes, Pamela 267, 274 
Lyles, Angeleic 157 
Lyles, Erica 167 
Lyles, Sarah 233 
Lyles, Tatum 83, 233, 271 
Lynch, Carolyn 233 
Lynch, Chad 127 

Mabou, Aaron 161 
Mabry, Judith 233 
Mack, Brennan 233 
Mackey, Derek 233 
MacNair, Deven 25, 233 
Madden, Stacey 233 
Magana, Danielle 233 
Magee, Harrison 175, 233 
Magee, Samatra 274 
Magouirk, Amy 233 
Mahl, Gina25, 167,233,279, 

Mahl, John 163 
Mahoney, Deanna 233 
Maldonado, Jennifer 233 
Malloy, Dola 233 
Malone, Niema 129 
Maloney, Brandon 163, 233 
Malta, Sherie 233 
Mangum, Tammy 233 
Mann, Anity 233 
Mann, Ronald 233 
Manning, Jill 233 
Manning, Renell 233 
Manuel, Katrina 233, 268 
Manuel, Susan 233 
Maranto, Tony 98, 233 
Marcantel, Jonathan 233, 268 
Marchand, Tanesha 302 
Marceaux, Cherie 233 
Marler, Kimberley 233, 270 
Marney, Geneva 233 

Marpin, Jason 148 
Marr, Libby 233 
Mars, Reynard 233 
Marshall, Kelvin 233 
Marshall, Shannon 233 
Marsiglia, Jonathan 234, 275 
Marson, Leslie 234 
Martien, Celina 234 
Martin, Amy 234 
Martin, Andrew 161, 271 
Martin, Chad 234 
Martin, Daniel 175, 234 
Martin, Latasha 234 
Martin, Lilly 234 
Martin, Tait 148, 149, 153, 177, 
Martin, Tara 274 
Martin, Tifany 234 
Martin, Zach 1 1 7 
Mason, Chad 234 
Mason, Corey 234 
Mason, Danielle 234 
Mason, Lester 234 
Mastriopierro, Gino 149, 173 
Matt, Kathryn 169 
Matthews, Edward 234 
Matthews, Nakita 1 7 1 
Maupin, Jason 173, 234 
Maxey, Timothy 234 
Maxie, Genita 234 
May, Elizabeth 268 
May, James 1 6 1 
Mayeaux, Christina 157 
Mayes, Ashley 1 69 
Mayeux, Stacy 234 
Mayfield, Edward 1 77 
Mayo, Chasity 234 
Mayo, Susan 234, 266, 278 
Maziarz, Dottie 195 
McArthur, Malcom 234 
McBride, Drusilla 234 
McBride, Melissa 169 
McBride, Stephanie 169 
McCall, Nandeaner 179,283 
McCarter, B. J. 275 
McCartney, Deidie 234 
McCarty, Lisa 234 
McCarty, Patrick 234 
McCarty, Paul 234, 270 
McChain, Joe 275 
McClearn, Angela 234 
McClellan, Donna 234 
McClelland, Ginger 234, 268 
McClendon, Batram 234 
McClendon, Stacey 234 
McClure, Brent 234 
McComic, Tracy 234 
McConathy, Brandy 169, 234 

McConnell, Andrew 177, 270 
McCormic, Timm 234 
McCoy, Lance 195 
McCraney, Annie 234 
McCrory, Jennifer 167, 234 
McCullen, Brandon 163, 234 
McCullough, Bryan 62, 268 
McCullough, Codi 234 
McDaniel, Andrea 235, 268 
McDaniel, April 235 
McDaniel, Latisha 235 
McDaniel, Mary Ann 235 
McDaniel, Melissa 157 
McDearmont, Kelly 235 
McDonald, Emily 235 
McDonald, Faye 235 
McDuffie, Patricia 23 5 
McElroy, Jamie 35, 2 7 
McFarlain, Kristi 235 
McFarland, David 177,235 
McGaha, Libby 235 
McGarry, Jarron 235, 282 
McGee, Glynisha 235 
McGhee, Miranda 235 
McGill, Frances 169,235,271 
McGregor, Jason 235, 277 
McHenry, Natasha 235 
Mclnnis, Evan 235 
Mclnnis, Monica 235 
Mclnnis, Tristan 235 
McKenzie, Katy 235 
McKinney, LeMoyne 235 
McKinney, Terrence 235 
McKnight, David 235 
McKnight, Justin 163, 235 
McKnight, Mitchell 235 
McLamor,e Shane 177 
McLaren, Donna 235 
McLinn, Erica 235 
McMullen, Noelle 235, 271 
McNeal, Robin 235 
McNerney, Shane 235 
McNutt, Gay 123 
McPhearson, Natasha 235 
McPhearson, Richard 235 
McPherson, Bradley 235 
McPherson, James 73 
McQueary, Danny 235 
McQueary, Tabitha 73, 235, 
269, 273 

McRae, Brandi 235 
McShan, Jacqueline 235 
McShan, Terresla 235 
McVey, Jackie 195 
Means, Jay 269 
Mears, Timothy 161 
Meaux, David 177 
Meaux, Diane 236 

Meche, Andree 236 
Mecom, Billy 173 
Medica, Josh 236 
Meek, Jesse 268 
Megee, Aaron 236 
Meher, Tracey 1 69 
Meilleur, Chris 163,236 
Melancon, Cherie 236, 264, 

Melancon, Emily 236 
Melder, Jeremy 163, 236 
Melder, Melissa 169,236 
Melendy, Nicole 120 
Mellott, Kelly 177 
Meneses, Reymundo 236, 268 
Menou, Cheryl 236 
Mercer, Candy 236 
Mercer, Richie 236 
MercMitis, Stephanie 167 
Merolla, Ramona 236 
Merrell, Jennifer 157, 236 
Merrill, Eddie 236 
Merrill, Sherra 236 
Merritt, Josh 236 
Meshell, David 236 
Meshell, Tina 236 
Mesloh, William 236 
Mess, Mike 73, 161 
Metcalfe, Rick 116 
Methvin, Chad 163,236 
Metoyer, Danielle 236 
Metoyer, Laurie 236 
Meyer, Courtney 236, 268 
Meyer, Lesha 236 
Meyer, Russell 163 
Meyers, Mark 236 
Meynard Matthew 236 
Meziere, Jacqueline 236 
Michaels, Stacey 149, 153, 
Michel, Jake 236 
Miers, Thomas 236, 282 
Mikovich, Bonnie 266 
Milholen, JoAnna 236 
Miller, Alesha 236 
Miller, Ate 236 
Miller, Candace 73. 236, 270 
Miller, Chad 236 
Miller, Cordelia 236 
Miller. Delores236 
Miller. James 23d 
Miller, Jeanette 195 
Miller. Jennifer 15" 
Miller. Kenneth 177 
Miller. Knstie 237 
Miller. Noel 237 
Miller. Patricia 237 
Miller. Scott 163, 237 



Miller, Sharon 237 
Miller, Shawn 237 
Miller, Sherri 237 
Miller, Tate 268 
Milligan, Heather 237 
Milligan, Jason 237, 268, 275 
Mills, Amanda 157 
Mills, Chad 237, 270 
Mills, Rebecca 237, 268 
Mills, Shameka 237, 268 
Milner, Tammy 237 
Mims, Carla 167 
Minor, James 237 
Minshew, Resia 169, 237 
Mire, Michelle 237, 271 
Miremont, Aimee 167, 271 
Mitchell, Alfred 237 
Mitchell, Brandon 14 
Mitchell, Erin 237, 274 
Mitchell, Jennifer 179, 237 
Mitchell, Landa 169,237 
Mitchell, Sherre 237 
Mitchell, Tracey 169, 237, 268, 
Mitchell-Wade, April 237 
Mixon, Helen 237 
Mixon, James 25 
Mixon, Jim 237 
Moak, Cindy 237 
Modgling, Todd 237 
Moffett, Carry 275 
Moffett, Larry 237 
Moncrief, Christy 169 
Monette, Timothy 237 
Monk, Jessica 237, 268 
Monk, Laurie 237 
Monk, Shelia 268 
Monsour, Patricia 237 
Montague, Sidney 127 
Montegut, Jr., Jeff 173, 237, 

Monteleone, Paul 177, 237, 281 
Montello, Keblos 237 
Montes, Marissa 237 
Montgomery, Allen 237 
Montgomery, Michelle 190, 

Montz, Wil 237 
Moore, Debra 195 
Moore, Jeana 237 
Morales, Amanda 238 
Morales, Mandy 268 
Moran, Hollie 238, 281 
Moran, Tori 238 
Moras, Sarah 238 
Morgan, Anthony 238 
Morgan, Buffy 238 
Morgan, David 238 

Morgan, Melissa 12, 25, 167, 
238, 279 

Morgan, Rick 238, 269, 276, 
277, 303 

Morgan, Stacey 283 
Morgan, Stacy 238 
Morning, Thera 238 
Moron, Bridget 238 
Morrian, Kayla 167 
Morris, Anita 238 
Morris, Howard 238 
Morris, Howie 163 
Morris, Jason 238, 277 
Morris, Makan 238 
Morris, Marilyn 238 
Morrison, Samantha 238 
Morrow, Dustin 163, 238 
Morvan, Kayla 238 
Morvant, Matthew 275 
Moseley, Jason 238 
Moser, Kathryn 238 
Moses, Clarence 238 
Mosley, Tangy 238 
Mosley, Tommy 177, 281 
Motty, Andrea 238 
Mouton, Heather 25, 238 
Mouton, Patrick 238 
Muldon, Peter 177 
Mullen, Amelia 167 
Murad, Andrew 238, 268 
Murad, Deneise 238, 268 
Murphy, Ashley 1 69 
Murphy, Eric 238 
Murphy, Mitzi 268 
Murphy, Shelly 25, 169,238 
Murray, Kimberly 157 
Muse, Jim 238 
Myers, Alicia 238 
Myers, Brenda 238 
Myers, Christy 238 
Myers, Mandi 167,238 
Myers, Torie 238 
Myles, Aronica 238, 268 
Myles, Sosna 238 

Myles, Verie 238 
Nader, John 161 
Nagle, Stefani 239 
Nash, Leatrice 239 
Nash, Robin 239 
Nauk, Bridget 167 
Navarro, Juan 1 1 7 
Neatherland, Joey 239 
Neff, Patrick 239 
Nekrasa, Alexei 273 
Nelson, Brandi 239 
Nelson, Bridgett 239 
Nelson, Courtney 239 
Nelson, Felicia 239 
Nelson, Lewis 173 
Nelson, Lorrianne 276 
Nelson, Louis 239 
New, Patrick 239 
Newbill, Jamika 239 
Newman, Eric 148 
Newman, Kristy 239, 268 
Newman, Ursula 239, 270, 276 
Newton, Natasha 239 
Ngo, Connie 239 
Nicholas, Latasha 239 
Nicholas, Theresa 239 
Nichols, Guy 239 
Nichols, Scott 239 
Nickelberry, Cedrick 239 
Nickerson, Kristy 239 
Nisby, Nneka 239 
Nix, April 167,239,279 
Nix, Maurice 239 
Noe, Sheila 239 
Noel, Brady 163 
Nolen, Cindy 278 
Nonnemacher, Sherry 149, 157 
Noonan, Mariann 239, 268 
Norenberg, Michael 177 
Norfleet, Kristen 169 
Norgress, Emily 239 
Norris, Clint 239 
Norris, Daniel 239, 270 
Norris, Gabriel 161 
Norwood, Lane 29, 268 
Norwood, Stephen 239 
Nowlin, Tiffany 239 
Nugent, Charlene 239 
Nugent, Courtney 239, 268 
Nugent, Jason 175,239 
Nunez, Camille 169,239 
Nunley, Kasey 239 
Nunn, Derek 239 

O'Berle, Billy 186,239 
O'Brien, Dawn 25, 239 
O'Brien, Mike 177 
O'Con, Allison 169,240 
O'Neal, Belinda 267 
O'Quinn, Greg 173, 240 
Oakes, Curt 240 
Oberie, Jason 175 
Oberle,Ann 195 
Odom, Penswala 240 
Oge, Lance 240 
Oggee, Larry 161 
Ogle, Tom 240 
Oliver, Kerri 240 
Olivier, Felicia 25, 167,240 
Opoku, Natalie 1 1 5 
Osborne, Jody 240 
Osborne, Nicole 240 
Ott, Jamie 19,25, 167,240, 

Otwell, Chad 240 
Oubre, Kassie 25, 240 
Oubre, Laura 240 
Owen, Heather 240 
Owen, Julie 169 
Owens, Belinda 240 
Owens, Jennifer 240 
Owens, Jim 277 
Owens, Reldo 40 



I Pace, Nicholas 161, 240 

Pacheco, Gloria 240 
1 1 Packer, Richard 240 

Page, Christin 240 
I Paille, Angelle 25, 240 

Painter, Jennifer 122 

Palces, Aida 268 

Palermo, Kent 268 
. Palmer, Evelyn 240 

Palmer, Preston 240 

Parcel, Brian 284 

Parker, Angela 240 
, Parker, Austin 240 

Parker, Calley 240 

Parker, Heath 161,240 

Parker, Jesse 240 

Parker, Kimberly 8, 12, 25, 

148, 153, 167,240,279 

Parker, Matthew 240 

Parker, Tanya 195 

Parker, Jr. Will 240 

Parkhill, Shelly 240 

Parsons, Michael 240 

Parsons, Shana 240 

Partain, Jennifer 240 

Partridge, Michelle 240 

Partridge, Richard 240 

Passantino, Kelly 169,240 

Passman, David 241 

Patchen, Renee 241 

Pate, Cindy 241 

Patel, Pina241 

Paton, Justin 241 

Patrick, Dawn 24 1 

Patrick, Jonathan 24 1 

Patterson, Allan 163,241 

Patterson, Anthony 97 

Patterson, James 163, 241 

Patterson, Warren 96 

Patton, Laura 121 

Patton, Nekeya 24 1 

Pavlov, Ljudmila 1 14 

Payne, Clint 241 

Payne, Dylan 163 

Payton, Erick 241 

Pearl, Annie 241 
j Pearson, Omar 149, 165,241 

Peck, Jennifer 241 

Peck, Tammy 24 1 

Pecquet, Cari 169,241,279 

Pederson-Smith, Lisa 195 

Peevy, Alex 24 1 

Pegues, Adarriel 24 1 

Pelt, Sandra 241 

Penfield, Kyle 241 

Penrod, Rebecca 24 1 

Penrod, Tracy 24 1 

Penton, David 25, 275 

Peppers, Angel 241 
Perez, Sonia 24 1 
Perhala, Nancy 241 
Perimon, Heather 241, 270 
Perkins, Betty 195 
Perkins, Bradley 241 
Perkins, Derrick 241 
Perkins, Julie 167,241 
Perry, Courtney 169, 241, 271 
Perry, Paton 241 
Perry, Veldon 241 
Perry, Wendy 241 
Perterson, Benjamin 241 
Pervey, Irvan 16 
Pesnell, Kristy 241 
Pete, Jonathan 24 1 
Peterman, Nora 241, 270 
Peters, Aunetra 24 1 
Petil, Dave 241 
Pezely, Tony 1 18 
Pham, Huong 242 
Pham, Tue 242 
Philips, Daniel 242 
Philips, Gina 242 
Philips, James 242 
Philips, Jone 242 
Philips, Karen 242 
Philips, Kelly 242 
Philips, Lisa 242 
Philips, Paul 242 
Pickens, Davarick 242 
Pickette, Micheal 242 
Picktongton, Bidget 242 
Pierce, Ashely 242, 27 1 
Pierce, Glen 242 
Pierce, Kristal 25, 242 
Pierce, Mark 242, 27 1 
Pierce, Matthew 242 
Pierce, Megan 36 
Pinckard, Matt 270 
Pine, Angela 242, 270 
Pitcox, Katherine 242 
Pitre, Kelly 242 
Pitre, Misty 242 
Pittman, Lisa 242 
Pizza, Anna 25, 242, 279 
Plaisance, Jamie 167 
Plaisance, Karen 169, 242 
Plaisance, Tara 167 
Planchock, Novann 182, 195 
Platz, Rebecca 242 
Player, Danny 242 
Player, Reneatha 242 
Plum, Jonathan 242 
Poe, Jeremy 242 
Poisso, Amber 169 
Poisso, Brooke 242 
Poleman, Ken 242 

Pollard, Missy 242 

Ponder, James 271 

Ponder, Laura 268 

Pondeu, James 242 

Poole, Chris 242 

Poole, Stephanie 242, 268 

Poore, Melissa 121 

Pope, Chris 242 

Porche, Julianna 242, 268, 275, 


Porter, Katie 242 

Posey, Brandy 242 

Possoit, Angela 243 

Post, Miranda 243 

Poston, Vicky 167,243 

Poteat, Donita 243 

Potter, Jodi 167,243 

Potter, Joyce 167, 243 

Potter, Lauren 169 

Potter, Lisa 167 

Pouncy, LaChandria 243 

Pourteau, Rusty 243 

Powell, Brooke 25 

Powell, Jennifer 157 

Powell, Joey 243 

Poynter, Jennifer 169 

Pratt, Charles 243 

Preston, Renex 243 

Preylo, LaTasha 243 

Price, Chris 243 

Price, Eileen 280 

Price, Leigh 243 

Price, Lisa 243 

Price, Quentin 243 

Price, Shrea 243 

Prince, Gina 243 

Pritchard, Erin 169,243 

Probst, Dara 243 

Procell, Chad 163 

Procell, Jeremy 243 

Procell, Rocky 163 

Procell, Shannon 243 

Prudhomme, Eric 243 

Prudhomme, James 243 

Pumphrey, Leslie 243 

Purcell, Natasha 270 

Purvis, Jeremiah 243 

Puryear, Sara 243, 280 

Pye, Jamie 243 

Pyle, Christi 268 

Quarles, Toby 268 

Rabalais, Andre 243 
Rabalais, Karen 243, 266, 278 
Rabalais, Kellie 167 
Racer, Kara 243 
Rachal, Bradley 243 
Rachal, Christy 25 
Rachal, Jeff 163 
Rachal, Jocelyn 243 
Rachal. Shannon 243 
Rachel, Ruth 195 
Racine. Jedidiah 243, 284 
Racine, Travis 243 
Raglin, Andrea 179 
Ragsdale, Heather 54, 167, 243 
Rahmaty, Sandra 243 
Rainey, Connie 243 
Rambin, Kelli 243 
Ramirez, Knstie 157 
Ramsey, Daphne 244 
Randall. Raissa 244. 268, 284 
Ranes, Kirsten 167, 244 
Rasey, Phillip 175 



Rashall, Christopher 244 
Rashleigh, Craig 244 
Rasrijan, Rurchanok 244 
Rasy, Phillip 244 
Ravare, Aaron 244, 283 
Rawley, Joseph 244 
Ray, John 244, 268, 277 
Ray, Scarlett 157,244 
Ray, Scott 244 
Raymond, Perry 244 
Raymond, Taycial 244 
Readeaux, Rhonda 244 
Ready, Crystal 169, 244 
Ream, April 244, 268 
Reardon, Heather 244 
Reasons, Gary 100 
Reed, John 173 
Reed, Stephanie 244, 279 
Reed, Wendy 244 
Reeder, Angelia 1 90 
Reese, Alyson 244 
Reese, Shelita 244 
Reeves, Eric 244 
Reeves, Joe 244 
Reeves, John 270 
Reid, India 169 
Reilly, Barbara 244 
Reilly, Justine 244 
Reitmeyer, Patrick 175, 244 
Reliford, Alex 244 
Reliford, Tonya 244 
Reliford, Vance 244 
Remedies, Bonita 244 
Remedies, Stephanie 244 
Remo, Dana 149, 179 
Rene, Eddie 25 
Restive, Dwayne 173, 244 
Reves, Anna 244 
Reves, John 270, 273, 274 
Reyes, Carlos 244 
Reyna, Farrah 52, 53 
Reynolds, Cindy 186 
Rhodes, Brian 275, 277 
Rhodes, Darren 244 
Rhodes, Jeremy 270 
Rhodes, Kathy 244 
Rhodes, Shelly 244 
Rich, Chris 175 
Richard, Amanda 244 
Richard, Brett 244 
Richard, Lisa 245 
Richard, Nicole 245 
Richard, Olivia 245, 271 
Richard, Pearl 159 
Richardson, Jill 268 
Richardson, John 245, 273 
Richardson, Mario 169,283 
Richardson, Melanie 169, 245 

Richardson, Mike 245 
Riche, Callie 245 
Riche, Courtney 245 
Richeaux, Michelle 245, 271 
Richmond, Charvis 245 
Ridgeway, Garry 177 
Riegel, Sharon 245 
Riley, Cheryll 245 
Riley, Tami 245 
Rink, Tysie 245 
Riokt, Nicke 163 
Rispole, Anthony 163 
Risse, Julia 245 
Risty, Kathryn 169 
Rivera, Danette 245 
Rivera, Haguit 167, 245, 280 
Rivere, Kelli 167,245 
Rivers, Astaive 245 
Rivers, Ricki 245 
Rivers, Stacie 245 
Rivers, Terri 245 
Roach, April 245 
Robb, Matthew 245, 268 
Robbins, Crystal 157,245 
Robbins, Kyle 245, 284 
Roberson, Franklin 245 
Roberson, Fredrick 245 
Roberson, Jacob 245 
Roberson, Sherry 245 
Roberts, Amanda 1 67 
Roberts, Anissia 245 
Roberts, Barney 177 
Roberts, Kacey 245 
Roberts, Lesley 157 
Roberts, Theodore 38 
Roberts, Walter 245 
Roberts, William 245 
Roberts, Willie 163 
Robertson, Calandra 245 
Robertson, Hope 245 
Robertson, Melissa 245 
Robichaux, Heather 25, 245 
Robillard, Tracy 25 
Robinett, Robyn 245 
Robinette, Melissa 157 
Robinson, Angela 245, 268 
Robinson, Christopher 246 
Robinson, Lashika 246 
Robison, Devon 246 
Rockette, Shana 246, 274, 268 
Roden, Meisha 169,246 
Roe, Rochelle 157,246 
Rogers, Claytonia 246 
Rogers, Erika 246 
Rogers, Scott 25 
Rogers, Zachary 246 
Rohrbeck, Warren 246, 268 
Rome, Paul 173,281 

Romero, Gregory 14, 246 

Ronquille, Danielle 148, 157, 


Ronquille, Samantha 157, 246 

Roose, Nathan 175,246 

Rosas, Timothy 246 

Ross, Elizabeth 246 

Roy, Father Sheldon 24 

Roy, Valarie 246 

Rozelle, Michelle 246 

Rubin, Ashley 274 

Ruffin, Theresa 246 

Runge, Chris 246 

Rushing, Joni 167, 246 

Russell, Keilani 246 

Russell, Kristen 246 

Russell, Nathan 148, 153, 175, 


Russell, Stephanie 246 

Russell, Vernon 246 

Rutherford, Heather 246 

Ryder Ron, 246 

Sabrier, Jennifer 167, 246 
Salard, Toni 246 
Salina, Rose 246 
Sanchez, Louis 246, 275 
Sanders, Brandon 161 
Sanders, Scott 186,189,190 
Sanders, Jessica 157, 246 
Sanders, Sonja 246 
Santelices, Mike 173,246 
Sarpy, Patricia 246 
Sarpy, Sabrina 246 
Satawa, Bryan 246 
Saunders, Derek 246, 268 
Saunders, Roderic 173 
Savoie, John 246 
Savoie, Tim 25, 247, 281 
Sawrie, Maria 32, 167, 247 
Sawyer, Brad 247 
Sawyers, Marjorie 247 

Schexnayder, Courtney 247 
Schexnaydre, Karen 25, 169, 

Schmieder, Sandy 169, 247, 
Schneider, Chris 247 
Schrock, Allisen 247 
Schroeder, Jennifer 247 
Schuetz, Karyn 169 
Schulz, Randall 173, 247, 277 
Scofield, Charles 177 
Scofield, Ryan 281 
Scott, Angela 247 
Scott, Chelsea 157,247 
Scott, Corey 163 
Scott, Cortosha 247 
Scott, Eurethia 247 
Scott, Rick 163 
Scott, Shelly 169,247 
Scott, Taj iddin 169,247 
Scott, Yolanda 179,247 
Scotty, Setton 175 
Scribner, Johnathan 247 
Scroggins, Douglas 161 
Scully, Misty 247 
Seals, Craig 270 
Searcy, Nancy 247 
Seard, David 25, 247, 271 
Seastrunk, Gary 247 
Seegers, April 247 
Seegers, Wade 247 
Self, Angela 247 
Self, Carey 247 
Self, Malesha 247 
Self, Michael 161,247 
Sellers, Jody 157,247 
Semones, Marjorie-Helen 185, 
190, 191,247 
Senette, Raven 284 
Sepulvado, Amber 247 
Sepulvado, Seth 247 
Sepulvado, Summer 157 
Session, Anitra 247 
Settoon, Candy 169 
Settoon, Johnny 247 
Settoon, Wendy 157, 247 
Sexton, Jamie 157,247 
Shandersky, Elizabeth 270 
Shankle, Jennifer 247 
Shankle, Rickey 163 
Shannon, Casey 247, 275, 283 
Sharbeno, Dia 247 
Sharberger, Randal 148 
Shauberger, Jeffrey 248 
Shaw, Beneen 248 
Shaw, Lucas 148, 177,248 
Shaw, Mel 29, 248 
Shawberger, Jeffrey 1 77 



Sheffield, Jacqueline 157 
jshehee, Julie 248 
Shelder, Christy 248 
iShelton, Aimee 248 
IShelton, Debra 195 
Shelton, Lindsey 157,248 
Shelton, Sarah 248 
Shepherd, Shane 1 75 
Sheppard, Mable 274 
Sherman, Heather 248 
Shertzer, Julie 248 
Sherwood, Chris 268 
Sherwood, Kay 25, 248, 280 
Shirley, Cathy 248 
Shoemaker, Nicole 248 
Shorter, Cedric 269, 277 
Shove, Kathyrn 248 
Shurford, Paula 157,248 
Sibley, Angie 248 
Siebenthaler, Michael 188, 190, 

Sikes, David 173,248 
Silver, Andrew 277 
Simeon, Jr. Nicholas 248 
Simma, Durren 163 
Simmons, Alisa 248 
Simmons, Alyssa 167 
Simmons, Mike 248 
Simmons, Pamela 195 
Simmons, Phyllis 86 
Simon, Jovanna 167, 248 
Simoneaux, Jeremy 25, 248 
Simpson, Ashley 248 
Simpson, Charles 248 
Simpson, Kimberly 248 
Sims, Bashunda 248 
Sims, Elizabeth 248 
Sims, Micah 177,248 
Sinclair, Jerod 248 
Sinclair, Tricia 248 
Singh, Himanshu 269 
Sinville, Ronderick 248 
Sistronk, Tahita 248 
Skinner, Brandon 248, 278 
Slack, Sara 248 
Slattery, Doyle 1 77 
Slaughter, Rita 248 
Slayton, Iraina 25 ,248 
Slayton, Zachary 177 
Small, DeCarloes 248 
Small, James 163 
Smart, Anitra 248, 274 
Smetzer, Brian 275 
Smiley, Aimee 190 
Smith, Allen 126 
Smith, Amanda 249 
Smith, Blake 249 
Smith, Clifton 249 

Smith, Daniel 249 

Smith, Danielle 249 

Smith, Darrell 268 

Smith, David 249 

Smith, Donna 249 

Smith, Eddie 249 

Smith, Emily 249 

Smith, Faleda 249 

Smith, Haley 249 

Smith, Heather 249 

Smith, James 102, 249 

Smith, Jessica 249 

Smith, Jon 249 

Smith, Juanita 249 

Smith, Kenan 249 

Smith, Keshia 284 

Smith, Maggie 249, 275 

Smith, Malchandria 274 

Smith, Mandy 167 

Smith, Matthew 249, 268 

Smith, Susan 249 

Smith, Suzanna 70 

Smith, Tangela 249 

Smith, Tracy 249 

Smith, Valencia 249 

Smith-Lemelle, Joanie 249 

Soileau, Annie-Katherine 249 

Songy, Kasey 249 

Songy, Kelly 249 

Sonnier, Paul 25, 249, 284 

Spangler, Jake 249 

Spangler, Laura 268 

Speer, Roxanne 195 

Speir, Brent 249 

Spencer, Tiffany 249 

Spiller-Christopher, Joyce 249 

Spillman, Adam 25 

Sprout, Bobby 163 

Spurgeon, Scott 175, 249 

St. Dizier, Jaimee 149, 167 

St. Pe, Brandi 249 

St. Pierre, Kris 148, 169 

Stacks, Daniel 249, 268 

Stafford, Earlita 249 

Stafford, Joseph 249 

Standish, Megan 282 

Stanfield, Jeff 249 

Stanfield, Sandy 249 

Stanley, Brent 250 

Stanley Hope 250 

Starks, Brandi 157 

Staszak, Chris 148, 149, 175, 


Staudria, John 250 

Steele, Sabrina 250 

Stehr, Ryan 25 

Stephens, Christopher 177 

Stephens, Jennifer 250, 268, 


Stephens, Patrick 250 

Stephens, Shannon 250 

Stephens, Shantura 250 

Stevens, Davelyn 250 

Stevens, Julie 268 

Stevens, Kara 29, 250, 268 

Stevens, William 250 

Stevenson, Chris 250 

Stewart, Bruce 250 

Stewart, Christopher 250 

Stewart, Gabriel 250 

Stewart, Lisa 167 

Stewart, Ronnell 250 

Stewart, Steven 250 

Stewer, Jennifer 250 

Stills, Angela 12, 149, 159,279 

Stinebrickner, Charley 139 

Stinson, Kevin 250 

Stoma, Dustin 25 

Stone, Kelly 250 

Stone, Teronica 250 

Storar, Russ 250 

Storer, Elizabeth 169, 250, 279, 


Storrs, Benjamin 250 

Stout, Todd 250 

Stowe, Kathleen 250 

Strain, Brandon 250, 277 

Strain, David 250 

Strange, Tracy 250 

Strickland, Moncia 250 

Strong, Patronie 250 

Strong, Roger 250 

Strong, Tate 1 75 

Stroud, Stephen 161 

Stutson, Sarah 250 

Suede, Hazel 250 

Sullivan, David 175,250 

Sullivan, William 250, 273 

Sumbler, Tawana 267, 274 

Sutton, Cichele 250 

Sutton, Jennifer 250, 268 

Swafford, LeAnne 157,283 

Swales, Adam 250 

Swann, Brandi 167, 268 

Sweezer, Jerry 25 1 

Swiney, Melissa 283 

Sylvester, Becky 268 

Sylvie, Christopher 25 

Sylvie, Earnest 251 

Tais, Ben 161 

Talley, Jacob 251 

Tanner, Norman 251, 268 

Tarver, Catherine 25 1 

Tarver, Christopher 25 1 

Tatum, Ebony 251, 268 

Tatum, Erin 25 1 

Tatum, Matt 25 1 

Tatum, Tabitha 25 1 

Taunton, Matthew 251 

Taush, Gregory 25 1 

Taush, Lori251,280 

Taylor, Charmaine 25 1 

Taylor, Dana 25 1 

Taylor, Matt 25 1 

Taylor, Rhonda 25 1 

Taylor, Roshawanda 25 1 

Taylor, Sandra 25 1 

Taylor, Stephen 25 1 

Taylor, Todd 251 

Tennessee, Skylar 251 

Tennyson, Randy 25 1 

Tester, Karen 25 1 

Tesvich, Niko 251 

Thanarse, Aldric 25 1 

Theriot, Michelle 251, 268 

Theriot, Rob 1 73 

Thibodaux, Mary 25, 251 

Thibodeaux, T. 284 

Thomapson, Michael 252 

Thomas Alicia, 149, 167,251,281 

Thomas, Angie 251 

Thomas, Brent 268 

Thomas, Bruce 268 

Thomas, Christopher 251, 270 

Thomas. Craig 163, 25 1 

Thomas, Daneerj 251 

I nomas, Daryl 251 

Thomas, Derrik 251 

Thomas, Dina 251 

Thomas, Dwayne 251 

I nomas, Erica 25 1 

Thomas. Hank US. 149,251 



Thomas, Henry 163 

Thomas, Jeremy 275 

Thomas, Jerlonda 155 

Thomas, Kristy 271 

Thomas, Kyle 25 1 

Thomas, Ladann 252 

Thomas, Laura 252 

Thomas, Marcus 252 

Thomas, Meaghan 167, 252 

Thomas, Randy 252 

Thomas, Tammy 252 

Thomas, Tawasha 252 

Thomas, Wendy 252, 284 

Thomassie, Patrick 252 

Thompson, Christopher 252 

Thompson, Eric 252 

Thompson, Lesa 27 1 

Thompson, Mike 252 

Thompson, Tenisha 252, 283 

Thompson, Wanda 1 95 

Threatt, Patricia 73 

Tikker, Sondra 192 

Tilley, Jennifer 148, 157, 252, 


Tilley, Katherine 252, 268 

Tilley, Patricia 25, 252 

Tilley, Shanda 252 

Tilley, Steven 25,252 

Timm, Charles 252 

Timmons, Lakeithia 252 

Tingle, Chad 252 

Tingle, Kristen 157,252 

Todd, Sharon 252 

Todd, Sondra 252 

Tolbert, Heather 252, 268 

Toledo, David 252, 268 

Toler, Kevin 173, 252 

Tolusso, Holly 148,157 

Tompkins, Amy 25, 157, 281, 


Toney, Leshia 252 

Tooke, Joshua 252 

Toole, Michael 252 

Torpy, Shaun 1 77 

Tousant, Chenelle 252 

Tousant, Marissa 252 

Town ley, Aaron 252 

Tracy, Emily 18, 148, 169,252, 


Tracy, Tauna 252 

Traylor, Albert 252 

Traylor, Billy 252 

Traylor, Christal 252 

Traylor, Nigel 253 

Treadway, Amy 253 

Triche, Eric 163,253 

Triggs, Rose 54 

Triplet, Erin 253 

Triplett, Amy 253 

Trissler, Alicia 253 
Trosclair, Lucas 253 
Trull, Carroll 253 
Trumps, Douglas 253 
Tucker, Lisa 188, 190 
Tureau, Tony 253 
Turks, Kelvin 253 
Turnage, Therese 253 
Turner, Daniel 253 
Turner, Tanya 253 
Turner, Tracy 253 
Turner, Tyrontic 253 
Tweed, Jesse 253 
Tyler, Kimberly 253 
Tynes, Jeff 253, 268 

Uway, Dennis 173, 253 

Vance, Jenny 270 
Vandewater, Kimberly 253, 268 
Vass, Jeremy 173, 253 
Vaughn, Richie 161 
Veazey, Ginger 157, 253 
Vedder, Mark 253 
Velotta, Cori 25 
Ventura, Maria-Susan 253 
Verbick, Kelley 253 
Vernor, Kelly 253 
Verrett, Charles 253, 282 
Veuleman, Ray 253 
Vicknair, Antoine 253 
Vidos, Kristopher 270 
Vienne, Cecelia 169 
Viers, Casey 253, 277 
Villavaso, Al 263 
Vincent, Hannah 253 
Vincent, Kimberly 253 
Vines, Tracy 254 
Vinson, Elizabeth 254 
Vitter, Gavin 254 
Vo, Jennifer 254 
Vo, MyLien 254, 283 
Von Stein, Steven 268 

Vadnais, Margo 253 
Valair, Jeralyn 253, 270 
Valentine, Rene 280 
Van Dyke, Amie 253 
Van Dyke, Bernette 253 
Van Rensburg, Weyers 1 63 
Van Stein, Steven 253 
Van Wick, Linda 253 
VanZant, LaJuanna 149, 171 
Vance, Amber 1 69 

Wactor, Preston 254 
Wadsworth, Robbie 173, 254 
Wagley, Ryan 254 
Wagnon, Amy 1 69 
Wagoner, Junice 254 
Waguespack, Brett 163 
Waguespack, Julie 167, 254 
Waits, Michael 254 
Walker, Angela 254, 278 
Walker, Charles 254 
Walker, Clint 254 
Walker, Gary 165 
Walker, Michael 25, 254 
Walker, Nikki 268 
Walker, Robert 177 
Walker, Sharon 195 
Wall, Chad 254 

Wallace, Jonathan 63, 254, 276 
Wallace, Ray 67 
Wallace, Todd 177,254 

Waller, Casey 51,254, 272 
Waller, John 161,254 
Waller, Kelly 157 
Waller, Michael 254 
Wallis, Carrie 254 
Wallis, Ryan 254 
Walmsey, Amanda 254 
Walston, Amanda 254 
Walter, Gladys 254 
Walters, LaShawanda 254 
Walz, Danielle 254 
Wardell, Pete 254 
Ware, Richard 99 
Warner, Dave 175 
Warren, Brian 254 
Warren, John 254 
Warren, Nicky 1 9 
Warren, Shannon 254 
Washington, Dorothy 254 
Washington, Javonna 254 
Washington, Tiffany 254 
Washington, Timothy 254 
Washington, Yulondia 254 
Wassan, Kini 254 
Waterman, Wendy 157, 254 
Waters, Jason 255 
Watkins, Katherine 255 
Watkins, Kelly 255 
Watkins, Thomas 255 
Watley, Roy 254 
Watson, Alexandra 255, 274 
Watson, Chad 153,255 
Watson, LaWanna 179, 255 
Watson, William 161 
Watts, Beth 284 
Watts, Jennifer 255 
Watts, Kenny 255 
Watts, Leslie 255 
Wayman, Annie 255 
Weaver, Deborah 255 
Webb, Amanda 255 
Webb, Brenda 27,66 
Webb, Lauren 169,283 
Webb, Michael 255 
Webb, Randall 58, 59, 66 
Weir, Colleen 255 
Welch, Alice 255 
Welch, Robbie 255 
Weldon, Adrienne 157,255, 

Welker, Amber 255 
Welling, Mollie 255 
Wells, Brenda 255 
Wells, Candace 255 
Wells, Danielle 255 
Wells, Teresa 255 
Wesley, Michele 255 
West, Brandi 255 
West, Karen 255 



Westmoreland, Don 255 
Wetzel, Zeke 177,255,281 
Whatlery,Aaron31,255, 268 
Whatley, Jackie 255 
Whatley, Lori 169 
Whatley, Tanya 255, 274 
Wheat, Corey 25 
Wheat, Jonelle 255 
Whitaker, Barclay 25 
Whitaker, Patricia 255 
White, Alexis 255 
White, Chandra 255 
White, Christopher 255 
White, Heather 255 
White, Keisha 255 
White, Keith 268 
White, Kevin 268 
White, Kim 256 
White, Phillips 161 
White, Rachel 167 
White, Shondra 256 
White, Tajakica 256 
White, Tequita 256 
White, Tessa 279 
White, Jr. Harold 256 
Whitehead, Jana 256 
Whitehead, Jill 256 
Whitehead, Matt 36 
Whitney, Adam 268 
Whittington, Robin 256 
Whorton, Chris 256, 277 
Whorton, Julie 256 
Widner, Christy 256 
Wilbanks Jennifer 153, 169, 
256, 279 

Wilbanks, John 161,256 
WikLKelli 169 
Wiley, Timothy 256 
Wilhelmi, Brooke 167 
Wilhemia, Brett 25 
Wilkerson, Jerry 256 
Wilkerson, Kris 163 
Wilkerson, Kyle 161 
Wilkins, Lucinda 256 
Williams, Alisha 169 
Williams, Amy 256 
Williams, Andre 256 
Williams, Angela 167 
Williams, Anthony 94 
Williams, Armetrice 256 
Williams, Beau 161,256 
Williams, Byron 256 
Williams, Carmella 256 
Williams, Chandria 256 
Williams, Christopher 256 
Williams, Christy 268 
Williams, Courtney 161, 256 
Williams, Daphney 256 
Williams, Fawn 256, 268 

Williams, Gwendulyn 256 
Williams, Heather 256 
Williams, Jamie 256 
Williams, Jenifer 256 
Williams, Jocelyn 256 
Williams, John 256 
Williams, Joy 268 
Williams, Judith 256 
Williams, Kathleen 256 
Williams, LaTerrica 256 
Williams, Lesa 159 
Williams, Lula 256 
Williams, Marcella 195 
Williams, Monique 256 
Williams, Niondau 256 
Williams, Ron 257 
Williams, Sandie 257 
Williams, Sara 188 
Williams, Sarah 257 
Williams, Scotty 277 
Williams, Shawndalyn 149, 

Williams, Stephanie 257 
Williams, Susan 257 
Williams, Tara 159 
Williams, Thaiheva 179,257 
Williams, Wendy 257 
Williamson, Robin 257 
Willis, Lovell 257 
Willis, Sherry 157,257 
Willis, Wendy 167 
Wilridge, Ursula 257 
Wilson, April 148, 169,257 
Wilson, Jeffrey 257 
Wilson, Jennifer 25 
Wilson, Jon 257 
Wilson, Jurlean 257 
Wilson, Kim 25 
Wilson, Kwanza 257 
Wilson, Nikimba 257 
Wilson, Samantha 257 
Wilson, Sarah 257 
Wilson, Shenitha 257 
Wilson, Vanessa 257 
Wilson-Smith, Janet 257 
Windham, Tammy 157, 257 
Winn, Wes 268 
Winslow, Helen 257 
Wise, Paul 257 
Withers, Kelly 169 
Witt, Sony a 257 
Wold, Tracy 257 
Wolfe, Chrystal 257 
Wolfe, George 257 
Wolfe, Joseph 268 
Wollfarth Charles 30, 257, 275, 

Wommack, Donna 257 
Wood, Janet 257 

Wood, Jason 257 
Wood, Joe 257, 268 
Wood, Joyce 257 
Wood, Rebeckah 257, 274 
Wood, Steven 257 
Woodard, Carolyn 257 
Woodruff, Sam 73, 270 
Woods, Jeremy 257 
Woods, Sharese 257 
Worsham, Patrick 258, 268 
Worsham, Thomas 268 
Wren, Rachel 258 
Wright, Dustin 258 
Wright, Jaime 167 
Wright, Kalli 258 
Wright, Lucas 173,258,268 
Wright, Marishica 258, 274 
Wright, Michele 258, 267 
Wright, Paul 258 
Wyatt, Cindy 258 

Zachery, Monique 258 
Zeckser, Erika 280 
Zegac, Andrea 258 
Zelasko, Eric 258, 277 
Zercher, Christina 258 
Zimmerman, Jennifer 258 
Zito, Devon 258 
Zito, Ryan 258 
Zuber, David 258 
Zulick, Kristen 169,258 

Yanes, Carlos 161,258 
Ybos, Stephanie 258 
Young, Angela 258 
Young, Crystal 258 
Young, Elizabeth 258 
Young, Kendra 258 
Young, Tanner 258 
Yousey, Theresa 12, 25, 169, 



V *J ■ » • %/ I 

Nakia Bodle\ 

Student Life 





Kim Linscomb 



Do Adrian Alexander 




Paula Crover 


Allen Eubanks 

1997.Potpourri. Volume. 86 Northwestern.State.University 


Kevin Brough 


Elizabeth Storer Michael Arnaud Rick Morgan 

Roblynn M. Gass 


Nakia Bodley, Tanesha Marchand, Tara Lewis, Kim Linscomb, Brandei Bass, DeAdrian Alexander, Theresa Huffman 

PEOPLE WHO WROTE STUFF: Michael Arnaud, DeAdrian Alexander, Kevin Brough, Paula Crover, Melanie Romero, Roblynn M. 
Gass, Ashley Dean, Donald Bryant, Stacey Michaels, NSU Rowing Crew, Melissa Robertson, Ginger McClelland, Marc Kimball, 
Kristine Eckerman, Chuck Weaver, Recreation Sports Staff, Melissa Peveto, Peter Vaughn, Bryan McCullough, Emily Leonard, Jeremy 
Ekberg, Brandei Bass, Nakia Bodley, Sara Farell, Tanesha Marchand, Tatum Lyles, Rick Morgan, Jeffrey Montegut, Thresa Huffman, 
Phillip Wise, Angela Hennigan, Amy Wisdon, Matthew Baum, Jeff Burkett, Paul Ayo, Monica Johnson, Billy Oberle 

PEOPLE WHO TOOK PICTURES & DREW STUFF: Eric Dutile, Steve Evans, Cherie Melancon, Don Sepulvado, Allen Eubanks, 
Paula Crover, Kevin Brough, Roblynn M. Gass, Billy Oberle and others who donated pictures 

Steve Horton 


Allen Eubanks & Paula Crover 

HOW IT WAS PRINTED: Volume 86 of the Northwestern State University Potpourri was printed by Taylor Publishing Company in 
Dallas by using offset lithography. The book was published in accordance with a 26-page contract enacted by university purchasing 
agent Cecial Knotts and Taylor representative Bill Oliver. All camera-ready pages were produced using Macintosh computers including 
the Quadra 950 system, Power Macintosh 6100, 8100, and 9500; QuarkXpress 3.31 for page layout; Microsoft Word 6.0.1 for typeset- 
ting; Omni Page 3.0 for text not completed in Microsoft Word; and Adobe Photoshop 3.0.4 for scanned photos and artwork. 

The layout for individual pages was designed using the Pagesetter program from Taylor Publishing. All other pages were designed in 
QuarkXpress and adjusted at the plant for sizing. 

All spot-color was designed in QuarkXpress using the Pantone Color Process and was submitted by the December deadline. Of the 304 
pages, seven were created using the four-color process. 

TYPOGRAPHY: Times New Roman was used as the body face and captions for all sections in point sizes of 12, 13 & 14. Page num- 
bers were 48 point University Doman with 14 point Klang MT used as content lines. Other fonts appearing in the publication: Brittanica 
Bold. Myriad Tilt, Parisian and Symbol. 

HOW MUCH IT COST: The 1997 Potpourri was printed on a total editorial budget of $60,000, and received no funding from the 
University. Each book costs $20, which was included in the fall Student Association Fee. Inquiries considering the yearbook should be 
addressed to: 

Potpourri, NSU Box 5306, Natchitoches, LA. 71497. 

PEOPLE WHO MADE THIS POSSIBLE: Phillip Gillis, Andrew Martin, Sarah Crooks, Tatum Lyles and the 1997 Current Sauce staff, 
Don Sepulvado, Bill Oliver, Rhenda Cedars, Doug Ireland and the staff of the Sports Information Office, Shelly Ford, Reatha Cox, Carl 
' III, David West and Melissa Peveto and the News Bureau, Alexandria Daily Town Talk, Jennifer Long, Kate Fulton, Suzanne 
'rew Members, Kristin Harkins, Sarah Lyles, John Foster, Don Hardin, Dr. Gene Newman and the Recreation Sports 
. Ron Mc Bride, Dr. Randall J. Webb, and the students of the Northwestern State University. 

& HELP: Tom Whitehead, JoAnn Cruz, Julie Jordan, Moncia Johnson, Billy Oberle, Beth Hayes, 
Jenny Foster, Rosemary Spence, Dot, Amanda and Kimberly Ehrhardt, Our Understanding Families, and 
Paula's mom — Jean Crover. 



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